Expert Video - What is involved in screening for MDS?

MDS experts, Dr Alan List and Dr David Sallman, discuss that there is currently no standardized screening test for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). Patients who have persistent low blood counts (cytopenias) might be referred to a hematologist to test for MDS. Patients who are at risk should be followed closely for any unusual changes or progression.

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This educational activity has been developed by the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, Inc. and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Acceleron Pharma, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, and Takeda Oncology.

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