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Myelodysplastic syndrome

I Am More Than My Cancer
BY Jane Biehl PhD
Sometimes we can be regarded as being obsessed with cancer, but every single cancer survivor is more than that, and hold important roles in our lives to play.
Expert Discusses Important Updates in MPN Treatment
BY Angelica Welch
In an interview with CURE  Mesa, director, UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center, shed light on these recent updates in PV and ET, and discussed the proper therapeutic management of these diseases.
Expert Gives an Overview of New Drugs to Treat AML
BY Wayne Kuznar
For the past four decades, there have been few advances in the treatment field of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). However, in the year 2017, there have been four new drugs approved by the FDA to treat the disease, with even more promising agents in the pipeline.
So You Have Cancer, Eat the Donut
BY Jane Biehl PhD
Cancer survivors generally work very hard to be healthy after a diagnosis. This article gives permission to enjoy life and have a balanced attitude toward healthy living.
Drug Provides High Response Rate in CLL
Venclexta (venetoclax), a BCL-2 inhibitor, had promising results in patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). According to an updated analysis of a clinical trial, the agent led to negative minimal residual disease (MRD) in 40 percent of patients involved.
 
Cancer, One Step at a Time
BY Jane Biehl PhD
How one cancer survivor attempts to cope with the reality of having chemo for the rest of her life.
Helping Children Cope With Your Cancer
BY JILL WEISKOPF BRUFSKY
An acute myeloid leukemia survivor shares her insight on raising 3 kids while fighting for her life. 
A Personalized Era in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treatment
BY Heather Millar
Researchers are identifying targets to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Why Blood Counts Matter in Myelodysplastic Syndrome
BY LEAH LAWRENCE
Injured DNA can hide damaged blood cells in myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).
FDA Approves Mylotarg for AML Treatment
The FDA has approved Mylotarg (gemtuzumab ozogamicin) for the treatment of adults with newly diagnosed CD33-positive acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
 
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Treatment
Information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy
Myelodysplastic Syndromes Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes.
Myelodysplastic/ Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms including chronic/juvenile myelomonocytic leukemias and atypical CML.
Myelodysplastic/ Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms including chronic/juvenile myelomonocytic leukemias and atypical CML.
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