Myelodysplastic syndromes –  therapy progress over the last two decades

Authors: A. Jonášová
Authors‘ workplace: I. interní klinika –  klinika hematologie 1. lékařské fakulty UK a VFN Praha, přednosta prof. MU Dr. Marek Trněný, CSc.
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2013; 59(7): 635-640


Myelodysplastic syndrome is one of the most common hematology diseases in the age over the 60. Until recently the therapy of this disease was frustrating and often based only on supportive care. The last decade witnessed the emergence of promising drugs that represent a major breakthrough in the therapy and interest of decoding of the pathogenesis of this disease. In our work we summarize the evolution of MDS therapy with accent on the new drugs contribution.

Key words:
myelodysplastic syndromes –  classification –  prognosis –  therapy


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