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Video: The MDS Foundation Says Published Data Confirms VIDAZA(R) Significantly Extends Survival in Patients with the Malignant Condition MDS
Date:2/18/2009

of patients. Transfusions can be time consuming, debilitating and run the risk of iron overload that can be fatal.

MDS patient Bob Urbanski notes, "I needed blood transfusions as often as twice a month, but with VIDAZA I haven't needed a transfusion for at least 14 weeks."

The published data refer specifically to categories of MDS known as intermediate-2 or high-risk MDS, as well as AML with 20 to 30 percent bone marrow blasts. VIDAZA has been available in the United States for four years and it was recently approved in Europe.

About MDS

MDS is a primary neoplasm of the bone marrow that is more prevalent than any of the leukemias. MDS affects the function of blood cells; red blood cells, white blood cells or platelets. It is not known exactly how many people have MDS, however, according to current estimates, there are between 15,000 and 20,000 people diagnosed each year in Europe.

About the MDS Foundation

The Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary, international organization devoted to the prevention, treatment, and study of the myelodysplastic syndromes. The organization is based upon the premise that international cooperation will accelerate the process leading to the control and cure of these diseases. For further information, please visit http://www.mds-foundation.org.

    Press Contact:
    Kathy Heptinstall
    Operating Director
    The MDS Foundation, Inc.
    1-800-MDS-0839


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