What is myelodysplastic syndrome?

Also known as: myelodysplastic syndromes, MDS, bone marrow failure disorder.

Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is referred to a group of different types of cancer. But they all impact the bone marrow and prevent it from developing mature, healthy blood cells.

Patients have low blood counts and present like Aplastic Anemia.

Reviewed by: Kamar Godder, MD

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