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  1. Patricia and Vincent Geczik Legacy Gift to Fund PNH Research

    ... efforts to find better treatments and perhaps a cure for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), Dana’s disease. “We were a normal, ...

    Page last updated 02/19/2014 - 3:47pm.

  2. Pediatric MDS

    What is pediatric MDS, and why is it seldom mentioned in larger discussion about MDS? Pediatric MDS, like adult MDS, is a clonal myeloid malignancy that is typically fi rst spotted as cytopenias (low blood coun...

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

  3. Ramon V. Tiu, MD

    LFA-3/CD2 Pathway: Potential Target for Immunosuppressive Therapy in Aplastic Anemia Original Research Center:  ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 10/30/2012 - 6:28pm.

  4. ASH 2012 - Reviewing MDS Progress from Research and Clinical Perspectives

    Were there any presentations at ASH 2012 on the clinical aspects of MDS that you think patients might find particularly interesting? There is some evolution in the classification systems used for MDS. For y...

    Interview last updated 02/07/2013 - 1:28pm.

  5. Agent Orange, United States Military Veterans, and Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    This article was originally published in the MDS Beacon by David Steensma, MD, FACP.  Dr. Steensma is a physician at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and an associate professor in the Department of Med...

    Page last updated 12/19/2013 - 10:58am.

  6. Recurrent and Secondary MDS

    Is MDS that returns after treatment(s) have successfully controlled it considered recurrent MDS? The idea of the recurrent MDS is exactly that. If a patient’s MDS has been treated into remission or even control...

    Interview last updated 10/24/2012 - 1:12pm.

  7. Recommended Reading

    Caregiving And Thou Shalt Honor: The Caregiver's Companion, edited by Beth Witrogen McLeod, 464 pp, Rodale Press, 2003.  A complete reference for family caregivers, edited by the founder of the N...

    Page last updated 05/07/2013 - 1:41pm.

  8. ASH 2012 - Reviewing MDS Progress from Research and Clinical Perspectives

    We hear that there is increasing interest and research in the role that genes and genetic mutations have in affecting the course of MDS. Were there any studies of particular significance in this area? Yes, ...

    Interview last updated 02/01/2013 - 4:22pm.

  9. Transplantation Basics

    Is it correct to say that stem cell transplantation is a process in which stem cells are gathered from either bone marrow , umbilical cord blood, and peripheral blood of a suitable donor and are plac...

    Interview last updated 04/05/2013 - 2:33pm.

  10. Coordinated Care: MDS Research and Treatment Centers and Community Hematologists Work Together for Complete Patient Care

    What does the term “coordinated care” mean, and what advantages may it offer for MDS patients? There is really no formal, widely accepted defi nition or model for this term. But for most, the term “coordinat...

    Interview last updated 07/23/2012 - 4:56pm.