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What is myelodysplastic syndrome?

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Dr. William A Biermann
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Blood disorder

This is a family of diseases that cause bone marrow dysfunction.
There are several types that have different prognoses. Some types are precursors to leukemia. They show up a low blood counts usually in older patients.

In brief: Blood disorder

This is a family of diseases that cause bone marrow dysfunction.
There are several types that have different prognoses. Some types are precursors to leukemia. They show up a low blood counts usually in older patients.
Dr. William A Biermann
Dr. William A Biermann
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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology

In brief: See below...

Myelodysplastic syndrome (mds) is a form of bone marrow cancer that is generally less aggressive than leukemia but nevertheless still malignant.
Mds usually evolves more slowly then leukemia and sometimes can transform into acute leukemia and become more aggressive and faster evolving.

In brief: See below...

Myelodysplastic syndrome (mds) is a form of bone marrow cancer that is generally less aggressive than leukemia but nevertheless still malignant.
Mds usually evolves more slowly then leukemia and sometimes can transform into acute leukemia and become more aggressive and faster evolving.
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca
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