This animation explains the current treatment approaches for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). Treatment options are grouped into 3 main types: observation, supportive care, and disease-modifying treatment. The animation also describes the goals of treatment for low-risk versus high-risk MDS, as well as clinical trials.
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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.
This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.