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The MDS Patient's Journey: A Snapshot of Short and Long Term Effects

During this program, Lisa Rivera, a registered nurse from Yale University discusess the short and long term effects that a patient with MDS experiences. This includes a brief explanation of the types of MDS diagnoses such as de novo and secondary MDS along with common side effects. Lisa also discusses how you can manage your symptoms for a better quality of life. She then concludes with frequently asked questions that you can ask your doctor and healthcare team.

By the end of this program, you will:

  • Understand the differences between de novo and secondary MDS
  • The long term effects of supportive care regimens such as blood transfusions and iron overload and chelation therapy
  • Learn how what you can do to better manage common symptoms and side effects
This program is brought to you by Celgene and Takeda.