NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Myelodysplastic Syndromes

NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Myelodysplastic Syndromes, 2018 60 6 Making treatment decisions Websites and resources | Review Websites and resources Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation (AAMDSIF) American Cancer Society index The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) syndromes MDS Foundation, Inc. National Cancer Institute myelodysplastic-treatment-pdq National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship NCCN aspx 100 Questions & Answers about Myelodysplastic Syndromes by Jason Gotlib, MD, MS & Lenn Fetcher, RN myelodysplastic-syndromes Support groups and events Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation (AAMDSIF) The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) MDS Foundation, Inc. Review † † Shared decision-making is a process in which you and your doctors plan treatment together. † † Asking your doctors questions is vital to getting the information you need to make informed decisions. † † Getting a 2 nd opinion, attending support groups, and comparing benefits and risks may help you decide which treatment is best for you. “ I would never have made it through the tough spots without my husband, my family and friends - and my faith. Surround yourself with positive thinkers, eliminate or at least limit anyone who is negative from your daily routine. - Kate