TITLE

Myelodysplastic Syndromes--Many New Drugs, Little Therapeutic Progress

AUTHOR(S)
Tefferi, Ayalew
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2010, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p1042
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author discusses the myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) which constitute a form of blood cancer that primarily affects the elderly and characterized by anemia and high risk of leukemic transformation. The author is critical on the establishment of a robust Mayo Clinic health record system which published several retrospective studies including those in MDS. The author also investigated the recommendations for the use of iron chelation therapy for MDS.
ACCESSION #
55414608

 

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