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MDS UK attend British Society for Haematology (BSH) annual scientific meeting

In late April, MDS UK attended this year’s British Society for Haematology (BSH) annual scientific meeting in Liverpool. This three-day, annual event brings the professional haematology community together, to listen and learn from each other, and transform the care BSH members provide to those affected by haematological conditions   Our main aim of attending was to […]

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‘Don’t wait for your final 40 minutes’: Watch the inspiring TEDx talk by our patron Caitlin Limmer

Through her years of dedication to the MDS Patient Support Group, Caitlin has been been instrumental in raising both awareness and crucial funds for MDS UK.  As Patron, she has made a huge positive impact for MDS patients, doctors, researchers and the MDS community, as a whole. In her captivating TEDx talk, Caitlin implores us all to seize life’s opportunities and to embrace every moment with passion and purpose.

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‘Latest developments in stem cell transplantation’ by Dr Beth Payne

  Dr Beth Payne is a consultant haematologist at University College London Hospital and an associate professor at University College London, who specialises in the treatment of MDS and bone marrow failure. This is a recording of a Zoom presentation she gave to the MDS UK Support Group on the ‘Latest developments in stem cell […]

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‘Lifestyle medicine for improving health & wellbeing’ – a presentation by Dr Shireen Kassam

Dr. Shireen Kassam MB BS, FRCPath, PhD, DipIBLM is a Consultant Haematologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College Hospital, London. She is is also a certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician and is passionate about promoting the benefits of plant-based nutrition for the prevention and reversal of chronic diseases and for maintaining optimal health after a cancer diagnosis. In this video Dr Kassam presents a 35-minute introduction to evidence-based Lifestyle Medicine. She explores how it can empower individuals living with MDS, offering practical actions to enhance health and well-being. 

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Top 5 Wellness Tips

Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash   Just a reminder from us here at MDS UK, to get in tune with a few tips to increase and maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Remember to tailor solutions to your needs and seek medical advice from your CNS/GP to fit your individual requirements. 

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