100 Questions & Answers About Myelodysplastic Syndromes

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 172 pages
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Empower Yourself! MDS is a lethal blood disease that affects as many as 50 per 100,000 individuals over the age of 70. The disorder is five times more prevalent than AML, a form of leukemia. Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, a survivor, or loved one of someone suffering from MDS, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Myelodysplastic Syndromes, provides practical, authoritative answers to 100 of the most common questions asked. Written with commentary from actual patients, this is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, physical, and emotional turmoil of this disease.
 

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Contents

Diagnosis Classification and Prognosis
17
Symptoms and Treatment Options
37
Treatment Supportive Care and Side Effects
51
Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation
101
Clinical Trials and Experimental Treatments
113
Managing Your Health
125
Appendix
153
Glossary
159
Index
165
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