Patient Video - Becky's story: What advice do you have for other MDS patients about genetic testing?
Becky shares her advice for other people with MDS about genetic testing. She found it reassuring to have her testing done. She recommends that other MDS patients get genetic sequencing done because it helps identify treatment options (including the possibility of participating in clinical trials) and helps to determine the outlook for each person.
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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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