More information about myelodysplastic syndrome
From your American Cancer Society
The following information may also be helpful to you. These materials may be ordered from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345.
After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and Cord Blood Transplants) (also available in Spanish)
Caring for the Patient With Cancer at Home (also available in Spanish)
Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online at cancer.org/cancer/bookstore to find out about costs or to place an order.
Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc.
Toll-free number: 1-800-747-2820
Web site: www.aamds.org
Be the Match (formerly National Marrow Donor Program)
Toll-free number: 1-800-MARROW2 (1-800-627-7692)
Web site: www.bethematch.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Toll-free number: 1-800-955-4572
Web site: www.lls.org
The Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, Inc.
Toll-free number: 1-800-MDS-0839 (1-800-637-0839)
Web site: www.mds-foundation.org
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Web site: www.cancer.gov
No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.
Last Medical Review: 11/12/2012
Last Revised: 11/12/2012