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  1. Diagnosis

    ... a pharmaceutical form of EPO if yours is low. Iron level If you have anemia, your doctor may also check the level of ... you have too much iron in your body. This is called iron overload . It can be caused by genetic conditions, or from getting lots of ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:35pm.

  2. What are the treatments for MDS?

    ... to increase blood counts, treat infections and treat iron overload and typically include blood transfusions and antibiotics, and for ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:31pm.

  3. Diagnosis

    ... or it may make anemia worse in people who have PNH. Iron level test , also called a ferritin test , checks the level of ... you have too much iron in your body this is called iron overload . It can be caused from getting lots of red blood cell ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:04pm.

  4. Jayshree Shah, RN, APN-C, AOCNP, MSN, BSN, BS, CCRP

    ... journals about different types of leukemia, MDS, and iron overload related to MDS, Ms. Shah works with many patients and their ...

    Bio last updated 03/11/2016 - 1:41pm.

  5. Aristoteles Giagounidis MD

    ... ground breaking therapeutic approaches in MDS, ITP, and iron overload , among others. A frequently invited speaker, Dr Giagounidis has ...

    Bio last updated 03/11/2016 - 1:41pm.

  6. Incidence and Burden of the Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... patients with MDS.  Frequent transfusions can result in iron overload , which can increase risk of heart problems, diabetes, breathing ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:11am.

  7. FAQs

    ... and antibiotics, and may include growth factors or iron chelation for some patients. Immunosuppressive therapy lowers your ... increase blood counts, treat infections, and treat iron overload . Supportive therapy treatments typically include blood ...

    Topic section last updated 03/02/2016 - 11:42am.

  8. Infections in myelodysplastic syndromes: a review

    ... leading to emergence of drug resistance and iron overload from chronic transfusions. One retrospective study showed an ... in MDS patients remains largely unknown due to lack of data. Iron lowering agents too have failed to show a reduction in the risk of ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:28am.

  9. Patient Education Materials

    ... additional sources of information and assistance. Iron Overload in Patients With Bone Marrow Failure Disease: Resulting from ...

    Page last updated 11/06/2013 - 4:28pm.

  10. 2016 Research Grant Guidelines

    ... (e.g., blood clotting/ thrombosis in PNH, iron overload in MDS, etc). Research regarding inherited bone ...

    Page last updated 12/09/2015 - 1:50pm.