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  1. What are supportive therapies, also called supportive care?

    ... cell counts Antibiotics to treat infection Iron chelation therapy to treat iron overload , a side effect of having many red blood cell ...

    FAQ last updated 11/14/2017 - 2:29pm.

  2. Iron Overload and MDS

    ... PubMed Abstract:  Iron overload and chelation therapy in myelodysplastic syndromes ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:18am.

  3. Foundation Update - July 2016

    ... • Understanding and Managing Iron Overload in MDS • Moderate, Severe and Very Severe ...

    Article last updated 10/09/2017 - 2:53pm.

  4. Understanding and Managing Iron Overload in MDS

    ... Iron plays an important role in keeping your body healthy. Having enough iron ... can be harmful. Having too much iron is known as iron overload . This can happen when you get lots of blood transfusions. ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  5. Iron Overload in Acquired Anemias

    ... Leitch presents information on transfusion dependence, iron overload (IOL) and survival in MDS. IOL, ICT & organ function will also be ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  6. Research and Education Council

    ... (e.g., blood clotting/ thrombosis in PNH, iron overload in MDS, etc). Members support the Council with personal ...

    Page last updated 06/20/2017 - 9:22am.

  7. Iron Overload in Acquired Anemias

    ... session will present information on transfusion dependence, iron overload (IOL) and survival in MDS. Iron chelation therapy (ICT) and ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  8. MDS - Treatment (OLD)

    ... are to increase blood counts, treat infections and treat iron overload . Supportive care is often the best treatment for lower-risk MDS ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:01pm.

  9. Blood Transfusion Safety and Risks

    ... has made the U.S. blood supply extremely safe. Iron Overload  Red blood cells contain iron. Having enough iron in your body is ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:36pm.

  10. Supportive Care

    ... includes the use of: Blood transfusions Iron chelation therapy to treat iron overload Growth factors Antibiotics Blood transfusions ...

    Page last updated 08/29/2013 - 4:20pm.