“Currently, the diagnosis of MDS is often one of exclusion that is made only after ruling out other causes of ineffective blood cell production,” says Dr. John Bennett, M.D., founder of the MDS Foundation, editor of Leukemia Research, and professor emeritus, former head of medical oncology, and current attending haematopathologist at the University of Rochester Medical Center, NY, USA. “Recent advances in the use of biomarkers to diagnose MDS and identify MDS that is likely to transform to AML are changing the way we diagnose and treat patients, making this new training portal an invaluable resource for haematologists and oncologists worldwide.”
The MDS Diagnosis website (http://www.mdsdiagnosis.com) is available in four languages – English, German, French, and Spanish – and features a scientific committee comprised of leading authorities on MDS, including Doctors Germing and Bennett, as well as Dr. Francesc Sole, Professor Detlef Haase, Dr. Raphael Itzykson, Dr. Leonie Saft and Professor Dr. Arjan Van de Loosdrecht.
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