myelodysplastic


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Related to myelodysplastic: Myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloproliferative

myelodysplastic

adjective Referring to myelodysplasia or myelodysplastic syndrome.
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OTCPK: RCHA) is a biopharmaceutical company developing a treatment for Acute Myelocytic Leukemia (AML), Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), and Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
This study can reassure patients who receive adjuvant chemotherapy to battle their cancer that their risk of a secondary acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome is very low within the first three years.
Fighting back tears on several occassions, Robin Roberts said her myelodysplastic syndrome was caused by her treatment for breast cancer, which she beat five years ago.
Randomized controlled trial of azacitidine in patients with the myelodysplastic syndrome: a study of the cancer and leukemia group B.
Mike Hobday, head of campaigns at Macmillan Cancer Support, said: "We are extremely disappointed Nice has rejected the only drug available proven to give patients with myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia and acute myeloid leukaemia more time and a better quality of life.
According to Dr John Pagel, a transplant oncologist and assistant member of the Hutchinson Center's Clinical Research Division, patients over the age of 50 with active, advanced leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome pose the most difficult treatment challenges because standard transplant therapy rarely works.
Proposals for the classification of the myelodysplastic syndrome.
Most MS cases occur in patients with a history of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), myeloproliferative disorder, or a myelodysplastic syndrome; however, it is rarely seen prior to the onset of bone marrow disease.
This study of VIDAZA in the treatment of MDS and this subgroup of AML offers a hope of increased survival for many patients who previously had limited or no treatment options and is the most important development to date in these diseases," said Kathy Heptinstall, Operating Director of the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation.
If I understand correctly, it pertains not only to pediatric populations but also to adults, as myelodysplastic syndrome is usually the disease of older populations.
Two weeks before his 11th birthday on June 30, Andrew was diagnosed with yet another life-threatening disease of the bone marrow -- Myelodysplastic syndrome.
Analysis of serial bone marrow specimens ultimately revealed the presence of fibrosis in the bone marrow as well as dysplastic features, indicating that the patient had a hybrid myeloproliferative and myelodysplastic syndrome, probably chronic myelomonocytic leukemia.