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Myelodysplastic Syndromes

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If you have a myelodysplastic syndrome or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about myelodysplastic syndromes, including risk factors, symptoms, how they are found, and how they are treated.

Learn About Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Whether you’re worried about developing a myelodysplastic syndrome, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find detailed information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler version in If You Have Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

Myelodysplastic Syndromes Treatment and Support

If you are facing a myelodysplastic syndrome, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.

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The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from myelodysplastic syndromes. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

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Online Support Communities

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Facing a myelodysplastic syndrome?  Connect with others and get support through our online communities, Cancer Survivors Network and

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