Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Approximately 120 new patients with myelodysplastic syndromes come to the Siteman Cancer Center every year. At Siteman, world-class physicians and nurses provide the best care possible for MDS. From our active clinical trials to our renowned Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program, we will draw upon all of the treatments and resources currently available to help you.

Dr. Walter and Dr. Duncavage

The Siteman Approach

Siteman patients are treated by a team of experts that includes doctors, nurses, and pathologists. You will be seen by Washington University Physicians who do more than just treat MDS: they study it in the laboratory, searching for new and better ways to understand it, manage it, and even cure it.

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Cancer Types

What are myelodysplastic syndromes?

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a group of cancers that arise when the bone marrow fails to produce enough normal blood cells to support the body.

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Myelodysplastic syndromes treatment

At Siteman, your doctors will thoroughly evaluate your test results, your genetic profile, your overall health, and your desired lifestyle to decide which types of treatment will be best for you.

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