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Myelodysplastic syndromes

Other Names for this Disease
  • MDS
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Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc.
    100 Park Avenue, Suite 108
    Rockville, MD 20850
    Toll-free: (800) 747-2820
    Telephone: (301) 279-7202
    Fax: (301) 279-7205

  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
    1311 Mamaroneck Avenue , Suite 310
    White Plains, NY 10605
    Toll-free: 800-955-4572
    Telephone: 914-949-5213
    Fax: 914-949-6691

Social Networking Websites

  • is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support