What is included in supportive care of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)?

Updated: Jul 24, 2018
  • Author: Emmanuel C Besa, MD; Chief Editor: Koyamangalath Krishnan, MD, FRCP, FACP  more...
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Supportive care includes transfusion of red blood cells (RBCs) or platelets. The goal is to replace cells that are prematurely undergoing apoptosis in the patient's bone marrow.


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