If you have a myelodysplastic syndrome or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about myelodysplastic syndromes, including risk factors, symptoms, how they are found, and how they are treated.
Whether you’re worried about developing a myelodysplastic syndrome, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find detailed information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler version in our Overview Guide.
Learn about the causes of myelodysplastic syndromes and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.
If you are facing a myelodysplastic syndrome, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.
The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from myelodysplastic syndromes. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history.
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Facing a myelodysplastic syndrome? Connect with patients, survivors, and caregivers through the American Cancer Society's online community, Cancer Survivors Network.
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