Mutation-driven therapy is treatment based on the mutations, or changes, in your genes. Knowing what mutations you have helps your doctor predict how your body will respond to MDS treatment. In fact, it can help them choose a treatment thattargets your specific mutations. Watch to learn how mutation-driven therapy works, the genetic mutations commonly found in myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and the importance of genetic testing for these mutations. If you are diagnosed with MDS, it is important to ask about testing. Knowledge about your MDS-related genetics can lead to more successful treatment.
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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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