Can Myelodysplastic Syndromes Be Found Early?

Currently, no special tests are recommended for early detection of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) in the general population.

Follow-up physical exams and blood tests may help find some cases of MDS in cancer survivors previously treated with certain chemotherapy drugs.

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Last Medical Review: February 10, 2014 Last Revised: July 2, 2015

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