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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
  • Diagnosis & Staging
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New & Emerging Treatment Approaches
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • Tips to Manage Symptoms & Side Effects
  • Nutrition & Hydration Concerns & Tips
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Next Steps After Treatment
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Gail J. Roboz, MD

Director, Clinical and Translational Leukemia Programs, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, The New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Raoul Tibes, MD, PhD

Director, Clinical Leukemia Program, Laura & Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, Associate Professor, NYU School of Medicine, Scholar in Clinical Research, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, NYU Langone Health

Diana L. Bearden, MS, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC

Dietitian, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 18, 2018.

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