Catch up on the Cabbage Patch 10 Mile Race 2018: The Highlights

By Russell Cook, runner, ex-MDS Patient and Deputy Chairman Trustee & Director of MDS UK Patient Support Group Sunday 14 October saw MDS UK represented at the iconic Cabbage Patch 10 mile race. You are probably wondering why it’s got such a funny name! Well, it’s named after the Cabbage Patch Pub in Twickenham, a […]

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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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Make Blood Cancer Visible Campaign in Edinburgh from 24 to 29 September

Mon 24th – Sat 29th Sept: Waverly Mall, Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ “This last week of September 2018, the Make Blood Cancer Visible campaign has moved to Edinburgh, to highlight the need for better blood cancer awareness in Scotland specifically. Please come and visit the exhibit at Waverley Mall and learn more about how blood cancers […]

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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

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 Cancer Charities: Anthony Nolan, Bloodwise, CLL Support Association, CML […]

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September Blood Cancer Awareness Month

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 London. 104 statues – […]

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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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