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  1. Long-term survivor and dedicated volunteer

    ... with MDS at age 43. In 1998 my only options were supportive care , which meant waiting for my MDS to become leukemia, or transplant. ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:44am.

  2. Aplastic Anemia Patient “Just Focused on Beating It”

    ... emotions. I had to quit school. My friends and family were supportive.  My boyfriend of eight months decided it was too much for him to ... how to support me at the City of Hope. City of Hope takes care of the whole family - not just the patient. It is an amazing place. I had ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:49pm.

  3. Build a Strong Health Care Team

    ... that you begin to see yourself as the center of your health care team. Only you can make sure you get your questions answered. Only you can ... Help arrange consultations with specialty doctors and  supportive care  providers Maintain your medical records in your ...

    Topic section last updated 05/30/2018 - 5:47pm.

  4. Diagnosis and Treatment of Aplastic Anemia

    ... of bone marrow aplasia, while providing aggressive supportive care . The choice of frontline therapy is determined by a number of factors ...

    Research Article last updated 01/30/2018 - 10:53am.

  5. Patients

    ... supporting your mind, body and spirit Survivorship Care Planning: Learn about what’s next in your journey and what you can do ... what you are going through Build a strong and supportive community Leave with a sense of optimism and hope for the ...

    Page last updated 06/19/2018 - 11:33am.

  6. Builds supportive community to help him with MDS and bone marrow transplant

    ... Cancer Center. Luckily, Duane’s company was very supportive and he was able to take five months of leave from work. His ... of his wife, Lesley, who moved with him to New York to care for him. “I can’t tell you how much my wife has done to ... says Draper. “She essentially gave up her life to take care of me. Caregivers never receive enough credit for their loving and ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:50am.

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

    ... Doctors will sometimes refer to certain treatments as supportive therapy or supportive care. They help you manage the symptoms of your disease, although they do not ...

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

  8. Gemtuzumab Receives New FDA Approval for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    ... randomly assigned to receive either gemtuzumab or best supportive care (which could include palliative chemotherapy). Patients in the ...

    Research Article last updated 10/03/2017 - 12:56pm.

  9. Rigosertib versus best supportive care for patients with high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes after failure of hypomethylating drugs (ONTIME): a randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial

    ... survival of patients receiving rigosertib and best supportive care with that of patients receiving best supportive care only in patients ...

    Research Article last updated 06/07/2016 - 11:10am.

  10. Professionals

    ... overlap, and the role of nurses in disease management and care coordination. Case studies will be used to illustrate treatment ... treatment options for patients with MDS, including supportive care , and assistant in the development of appropriate ... MDS Part 2:  MDS Diagnostic Workup, Staging and Supportive Therapy Part 3:  Beyond Supportive Therapies Watch Now ...

    Page last updated 05/04/2018 - 1:46pm.