MDS experts, Dr Alan List and Dr David Sallman, provide an overview of supportive care treatments that are used to help treat or prevent symptoms or complications of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). They discuss iron chelation therapy (used to treat iron build up from blood transfusions) and myeloid growth factors (also called blood and marrow transplant, or BMT).
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