Make Blood Cancer Visible: The Patient Stories

Why are we campaigning to Make Blood Cancer Visible? September is blood cancer awareness month and we are working together to #MakeBloodCancerVisible. Blood cancer affects 240,000 adults and children in the UK and claims more lives each year than either breast or prostate cancer. Yet, blood cancer does not get the priority and recognition it […]

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Join us at the Cabbage Patch 10 Mile Race 2018 on October 14!

MDS UK is delighted to be present once again at this year’s Cabbage Patch 10 mile race thanks to our wonderful supporter and Patron, Caitlin Limmer! Please come and join us on the day or donate on our runners pages on Virgin Money Giving to help us support MDS Patients and their families. One of […]

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Make Blood Cancer Visible 2018 coverage from Wales

The Make Blood Cancer Visible campaign was set up in Cardiff during the week of 10 – 15 Sept, in Working Street. Take a look at the many photos and reactions of the public to this exhibit – and read all about the campaign on the London launch page BBC Wales evening news

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Take Part in Make Blood Cancer Visible 2018 this September

For a better understanding and perception of blood cancer Throughout September #BloodCancerAwarenessMonth, we will tweeting bite-size MDS Facts and results from our MDS UK survey, which assessed the status and needs of 171 MDS patients in the UK. The month-long campaign is called Make Blood Cancer Visible. We are working with colleagues of all Blood […]

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September Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Make Blood Cancer Visible September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Last year, in 2017, the event was marked with many other blood cancer charities, with an extraordinary art installation in London, named “Make Blood Cancer Visible” – which featured the names of 104 blood cancer patients in red letter statues – and exhibited in central […]

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Dr Martin Wermke explains how iron overload can affect the outcome of stem cell transplant

Dr Martin Wermke, Haematologist, University Hospital Dresden, Germany, explains the impact of iron overload in the blood in allogeneic stem cell transplant – and how that information can guide therapeutic interventions. Iron Overload: A Patient Story Bergit Kuhle’s experience with Chelation Therapy Bergit Kuhle Watch the latest videos on MDS Dr Martin Wermke explains how […]

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EPO (Erythropoietin) & other Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents (ESAs) in the Treatment of MDS

Research FOR Patients -For an informed and empowered opinion- Have you made your clinical paper accessible yet? Print this article In this article Dr Chris Dalley, Consultant Haematologist University Hospital Southampton (NHS Foundation Trust), looks at the use of conventional and new Erythropoiesis Stimulating Agents (ESAs) in the treatment of MDS. What are Erythropoiesis Stimulating […]

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MDS UK Patient Support Group Newsletter – May 2018

Our 8th edition of the MDS UK Newsletter is now out! Read all about: Patient’s Stories: Reginald Hall, Reverend Kes Grant and Bergit Kuhle. MDS Research: Azacitidine Latest News, Personalised Medicine and EPO Treatments. Advocacy, Fundraising, Local News and much more. CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO DOWNLOAD

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