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Myelodysplastic Syndrome Treatment Research: Possible Treatment Targets Found for Pre-Malignant Bone Marrow Disorders

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(SOURCE: CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER) – Cincinnati Children’s researchers report in Nature Immunology a new mechanism that controls blood cell function and several possible molecular targets for treating myelodysplasia syndromes (MDS) – a group of pre-malignant disorders in which bone marrow does not produce enough healthy blood cells. MDS can lead to acute myeloid leukemia (AML), […]

Myelodysplastic Syndromes Research: Genetic classification offers guide to stem cell transplantation for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome

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(SOURCE: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) – A blood test can indicate whether some patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) are likely to benefit from a stem cell transplant and, if so, whether the transplant should involve high or moderate doses of chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. The findings are according to study results to be presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute […]