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What is the treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome?

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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology
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Myelodysplastic syndromes (mds) represent a group of bone marrow cancers similar to leukemias in many respects but usually with a less aggressive evolution.
Like many other types of cancer, treatment includes chemotherapy and sometimes bone marrow transplantation; however, if the mds is low grade sometimes treatment is not necessary, at least not initially (watchful waiting).

In brief: See below...

Myelodysplastic syndromes (mds) represent a group of bone marrow cancers similar to leukemias in many respects but usually with a less aggressive evolution.
Like many other types of cancer, treatment includes chemotherapy and sometimes bone marrow transplantation; however, if the mds is low grade sometimes treatment is not necessary, at least not initially (watchful waiting).
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Chemotherapy

There are some chemotherapy drugs that can be used for myelodysplastic syndrome(mds).
Growth factors and transfusions can be used in some cases. Also, bone marrow or stem cell transplants can be used in some situations.

In brief: Chemotherapy

There are some chemotherapy drugs that can be used for myelodysplastic syndrome(mds).
Growth factors and transfusions can be used in some cases. Also, bone marrow or stem cell transplants can be used in some situations.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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