Patient Video - Donna's story: What advice do you have for other MDS patients about genetic testing?

Donna shares her advice about genetic testing for other people with MDS. She recommends that patients talk to their doctors about getting testing because the results help direct treatment. She says it is important not to panic when you are first diagnosed with MDS. She feels there is more hope now than ever before because of new research and new treatment options for MDS.

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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.