Expert Video - What makes people with MDS more likely to have anemia?

MDS experts, Dr Rafael Bejar and Dr Casey O’Connell, describe what makes people with MDS more likely to develop anemia. Some types of MDS are more commonly associated with anemia. In addition, patients with higher-risk MDS are also more likely to have anemia, or more severe forms of anemia. 

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