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Screening for Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
- Assessing your medical history—This often includes a discussion of lifestyle habits that may increase your risk of having a condition like MDS.
- Having tests done to identify early signs of the condition
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- Reviewer: Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP
- Review Date: 12/2013
- Update Date: 01/13/2014