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  1. Overview of myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... (FAB) group. Although widely accepted, this classification was revised in 2001 and again in 2008 by the World Health Organization (WHO). During that time, a great effort was made by diagnostic entities of world ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:14pm.

  2. Types

    ... History of Classification Before 1976, the term "MDS" ... in the future. In 1999, the World Health Organization, or WHO, published a new classification system. This classification system was then ...

    Topic section last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  3. MDS—The Past 40 Years. A Look at the Emerging Awareness and Classification of Myelodysplastic Syndromes.

    ... the term ‘myelodysplastic syndromes’. They introduced classification categories used to assess MDS that endured until the end of the ... and high (which are grouped as high-risk MDS). 2001: WHO introduces a more highly refined MDS classification The World Health ...

    Page last updated 10/19/2015 - 2:29pm.

  4. What is My Doctor thinking?: MDS Classification, IPSS and IPSS-R Scoring Systems for MDS

    ... International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS) is a classification tool used by doctors to help them classify your MDS and your ... by explaining the previous classification models such as the WHO and FAB models that have helped evolve the understanding of MDS through the ...

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

  5. What is My Doctor thinking?: MDS Classification, IPSS and IPSS-R Scoring Systems for MDS

    ... The International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS) is a classification tool used by doctors to help them classify your MDS and your ... by explaining the previous classification models such as the WHO and FAB models that have helped evolve the understanding of MDS through the ...

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

  6. MEDALIST Trial

    ... anemia due to International Prognostic Scoring System -Revised (IPSS-R) very low, low, or intermediate Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) with ring sideroblasts (≥ 15%) who require Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions. ... Health Organization (WHO)/French American British (FAB) classification that meets IPSS R classification of very low, low, or ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 02/22/2017 - 11:42am.

  7. Pediatric MDS

    ... in for adult myeloid malignancies. There are several classification systems used for identifying subtypes and their potential ... to fit pediatric MDS into the World Health Organization (WHO) classification system, but it’s not optimal for this. This is because ...

    Interview last updated 10/24/2012 - 1:31pm.

  8. Myelodysplastic Syndromes are a collection of diseases with common, but also different characteristics

    ... (FAB) and the World Health Organization (WHO) classification.  These classification systems describe the cellular nature and ... is provided by the International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS).  The newest version of IPSS classifies people in 5 ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:22am.

  9. Sapacitibine shows promise for high-risk MDS patients

    ... performance status, and International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS and IPSS-Revised) subgroup classification. The main goal of MDS therapy is to provide symptom control ... agents, especially in the setting of patients who are not HSCT eligible, is a poor prognostic sign. Median survival is ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:30am.

  10. Phase I/II MEK162 Relapsed and/or Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and Poor Prognosis, Not Suitable for or Unwilling to Receive Standard Therapy

    ... PHASE I -- a. Primary or secondary AML according to WHO classification, with relapsed or refractory disease or newly diagnosed ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 10:59am.