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Traipsing Through Muddy Waters: A Critical Review of the Myelodysplastic Syndrome/Myeloproliferative Neoplasm (MDS/MPN) Overlap Syndromes

Kuykendall AT, Tokumori FC, Komrokji RS
Primary Author: 
Kuykendall AT
Journal Title: 
Hematology/oncology clinics of North America
Original Publication Date: 
Apr 2021

Myelodysplastic syndrome/Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MDS/MPNs) are molecularly complex, clinically heterogeneous diseases that exhibit proliferative and dysplastic features. Diagnostic criteria use clinical, pathologic, and genomic features to distinguish between disease entities, though considerable clinical and genetic overlap persists. MDS/MPNs are associated with a poor prognosis, save for MDS/MPN with ring sideroblasts and thrombocytosis, which can behave more indolently.

Transplant Virtual Support Group

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/16/2021 - 5:00pm (EDT)

AAMDSIF is pleased to announce that we will host a support group for patients who have been treated with a transplant, or who are considering having a transplant. The group is hosted by AAMDSIF and will be monitored to ensure the privacy and safety of our participants. 

Young Adult Virtual Support Group

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/29/2021 - 6:00pm (EDT)

This virtual support group is to help support patients between the ages of 18-30 who have been diagnosed with

Katherine Tarlock, MD

Tarlock, Katherine
Assistant Professor
Seattle Children's Hospital

Katherine Tarlock, M.D., is a board certified physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a UW assistant professor of pediatrics.

Dr. Tarlock believes the privilege of caring for patients and families during challenging medical diagnoses is what drew her to this field and continues to be the best part of her job. She is dedicated to advancing our understanding of leukemia and being able to offer every child and family the best care.

Dr. Tarlock earned her M.D. at Chicago Medical School. She is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

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