Expert Video - What is genetic testing for MDS?

MDS experts, Dr Alan List and Dr David Sallman, describe the genetic tests that are used for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and provide an overview of cytogenetics, fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH), mutation testing, and next generation sequencing. These tests provide important MDS diagnostic and prognostic information.

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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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