... injections weekly this past year. He is becoming more and more anemic so now they want to switch to Vidaza... any thoughts?
7 Sep 2009
The standard care for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and decreased blood counts is constantly changing. Supportive therapy, including transfusions of the cells that are missing (ie, RBCs, platelets), and treatment of infections are the main treatments. New drugs such as 5-azacytidine (azacytidine [Vidaza]),11,12 5-aza-2-deoxycytidine (decitabine [Dacogen]), and lenalidomide (Revlimid)13 are now approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
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... Medication is avalible & how much do they cost? What other treatment is there avalible?
1 answer • 8 Dec 2009
... that they were in trials
1 answer • 10 Mar 2010
... they are looking to start everything by the latest May17. I kind of feel lost does anyone know about the whole bone marrow transplant. It seems ...
2 answers • 29 Apr 2010
Just starting Dec 1st.
1 answer • 25 Nov 2014
... said his heart was weak, then did blood tests and bone marrow test, discovered MDS as a result of the chemo he had 24 hrs ago. His heart is now ...
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