Expert Video - Which specific diagnosis questions should I ask my doctor about my MDS?

MDS experts, Dr Rafael Bejar and Dr Casey O’Connell, discuss specific diagnosis questions that patients with MDS should ask their doctors. They recommend asking their doctor about their bone marrow findings, if there were any chromosomal abnormalities, what percentage of leukemia-like blast cells were in the bone marrow, and what kind of MDS subtype they have. Ultimately these all make a difference as to how the condition gets treated.

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