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Resource Guide for Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

  • Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
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Resource Guide for Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

American Cancer Society

National Home Office

3380 Chastain Meadows Pkwy NW

Suite 200

Kennesaw, GA 30144



The American Cancer Society provides educational information about all types of cancer, and news and research resources for patients, their families, and caregivers. Live chat via Internet is available to get information and support. The site also provides access to clinical trial information and treatment centers. Volunteer, donation, and fundraising information are also available.

National Cancer Institute

31 Center Drive

Bldg 31

Bethesda, MA 20814



The National Cancer Institute provides information on clinical trials, statistics, research programs, research funding, and many other matters relating to cancer, including MDS. The organization also provides a service called LiveHelp where you can chat with an information specialist directly from the website.

The MDS Foundation

4573 South Broad Street

Suite 150

Yardville, NJ 08620

1-800-MDS-0839 (inside US)

609-298-1035 (outside US)


Created to "provide an ongoing exchange of information related to MDS," the Foundation offers news, including upcoming legislation, recommended medical centers for treatment, research results, and a listing of links to related websites. You can also find a patient handbook and other articles.

American Society of Hematology

2021 L Street NW

Suite 900

Washington, DC 20036




The mission of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic, and vascular systems. The organization accomplishes this mission by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology.

Cancer Care

275 Seventh Avenue

New York, NY 10001

1-800-813-4673 (services)

212-712-8400 (administrative)


Cancer Care provides free professional help to people with all forms of cancer through counseling, education, information, referral, and direct financial assistance.


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