Researchers & Healthcare Professionals

MDS - Diagnosis and Treatment Update

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Date: March 12, 2013
CE Credit Available Until: December 7, 2014
Location: Virtual Lecture
Target Audience: Oncology nurses and social workers involved in the treatment of MDS
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Activity Purpose

To educate oncology nurses and social workers about diagnosis & treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Define MDS
  • Identify the diagnostic tests for MDS
  • Explain the factors used to develop a plan for treatment
  • Identify current and emerging therapies for MDS
  • Describe possible treatment side effects and management to patients
  • Communicate the role of clinical trials in the advancement of MDS treatment for patients


Gail J. Roboz, MD
Director, Leukemia Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY

Sponsors and Supporters

This program is sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

last updated on Thursday, June 27, 2013