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Great North Run Solo: Calling all Runners!

As you may already know, The Great North Run – one of MDS UK’s biggest annual fundraisers was sadly postponed due to the Covid19 pandemic. Fortunately, the organisers have devised an excellent way to keep you running and raising essential funds for our life-changing work: The Great Run Solo, a virtual running challenge to keep […]

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What is CMML? Latest Research on a Unique Syndrome

Research FOR Patients -For an informed and empowered opinion- Have you made your clinical paper accessible yet? A recent article in the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Clinical News has identified how, for too many years and despite its unique clinical and biological characteristics, CMML (Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukaemia) has been treated as a form of […]

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Coronavirus and MDS: Advice and implications for blood cancer patients

The government has issued some further changes regarding shielding and vulnerable individuals today. Measures are being put in place – according to levels of vulnerability. Matt Hancock stated the “Everybody in the ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ categorisation will be written to from today outlining these steps.” Here are the main points: Shielding guidance will be relaxed […]

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UK MDS Forum guidance during COVID-19 outbreak

Issue date – 5 June 2020 Writing group: UK MDS Forum and NCRI MDS subgroup Consultants – please contact any member of the subgroup members for further advice if required, or: Prof David Bowen, Lead for Writing Group, Leeds. Dr Sally Killick, NCRI MDS chair, Bournemouth Dr. Dominic Culligan, UK MDS Forum Chair, Aberdeen This […]

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Covid: What we’ve learned for patient care. Watch the video

Our colleagues in the USA offered a free webinar on Friday, May 22nd, 2020 on the impact of COVID-19 on the lessons learned for bone marrow failure patients and what patients should do to protect themselves from the virus. If you haven’t been able to attend the webinar, or would like to watch the presentation […]

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