MDS expert, Dr Stephen Nimer, explains that there is no sure way to prevent myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). It is a very rare disease and currently there is no widely recommended screening test. Doctors are working to learn more about MDS and research is continuing to identify genetic abnormalities in MDS patients and possible treatments for prevention.
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