Patient Video - Donna's story: How has your gene mutation profile affected your MDS treatment experience?

Donna discusses how her MDS gene mutation profile has affected her treatment experience. Her mutation profile has changed over time, and the accumulating number of mutations worries her a little. She discusses with Dr. Rafael Bejar how certain mutations may categorize a person at a higher risk, which influences when to start treatment and which treatments to use.

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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.