We aim to present an easily understandable version of the latest medical research on MDS
You will be able to read up here the latest research projects and use this information to discuss with your consultants or nurses.
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Research FOR PatientsFor an informed and empowered opinionand an improved consultationHave you made your clinical paper accessible yet? What is a clinical Registry? In order to develop new drugs to treat MDS, clinical trials are mandatory, typically testing the new drug against the treatment that is considered to be the standard at that time. However […]Read full story
Fresher is not better It’s been long thought that when blood transfusions are needed, it may be best to use the freshest blood, but McMaster University researchers have led a large international study proving that it is not so. The study of almost 31,500 patients at six hospitals in four countries showed that having a […]Read full story
Investigational drugs: Azacitidine and Lenalidomide For what level of MDS severity risk: All What subtype of MDS: All (who relapsed after undergoing an Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation); also for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia Read MoreRead full story
Research FOR PatientsFor an informed and empowered opinionand an improved consultationHave you made your clinical paper accessible yet? Bone Marrow Biopsies: a less painful alternative for routine check-ups Until now, bone marrow sampling has been the primary technique for routine follow-up checks on MDS patients after initial diagnosis. The bone marrow is the heart of […]Read full story
by Dr Mike Dennis, Consultant Haematologist, The Christie, Manchester The 57th meeting was held in Orlando, Florida (USA) in December 2015 and was attended by more than 20,000 professionals interested in blood disorders. Here is a summary of Dr Mike Dennis report. Read the full report here. Biology of MDS An increasing number of specific […]Read full story