MyleoDysplastic Syndrome, Robin Roberts & My father. [email protected] #LightTheNight
Understanding Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) You may have heard the news that Robin Roberts has been diagnosed with MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndromes). You are probably wondering what MDS is, including the symptoms, prognosis, treatment, etc… You have come to the right place. The MDS Foundation is a multi-disciplinary, international organization devoted to support, research, treatment, and education for patients, caregivers, physicians, nurses, and other health care providers. Below you will find some valuable information about MDS, and we encourage you to learn more about these syndromes, and about what you can do to help. WHAT IS MDS? Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) are a group of diverse bone marrow disorders in which the bone marrow does not produce enough healthy blood cells. MDS is often referred to as a “bone marrow failure disorder”. MDS is primarily a disease of the...