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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Clinical Trials Report for September 2015

    ... Syndromes (MDS) Event Free Survival With Iron Chelation Therapy Study The primary purpose of this study is to prospectively assess the efficacy and safety of iron chelation therapy with deferasirox compared to placebo in ... syndromes (low/int-1 risk) and transfusional iron overload . This study is being conducted by Novartis Pharmceuticals ...

    Page last updated 08/26/2015 - 1:05pm.

  9. Financial Resources

    ... financial assistance to patients suffering from chronic Iron Overload and MDS who need specialty medications. Good Days realizes that a ...

    Page last updated 08/26/2015 - 10:47am.

  10. Making the Most of Office Visits with Your Specialist

    ... transfusions, and prevents and treats infections and iron overload . Nurses typically focus on the important topics of pain, side ...

    Interview last updated 10/14/2015 - 9:05am.