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Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) eBook

This eBook has been developed by Silence Therapeutics as a general resource to improve understanding of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

There are a number of different types of MDS and this eBook focuses on the lower risk types.

It provides an introduction to some of the key topics relating to MDS, including what causes it, how it is diagnosed and current treatment options. It also describes the reality of living with lower risk types of MDS.

A special thanks to MDS UK for sharing quotes from their members about living with the condition.

Disclaimer: the guidance provided in this eBook does not constitute nor replace medical advice. Please speak to your doctor about any lifestyle changes that may be appropriate for you.


  1. MDS: key facts
  2. Making sense of MDS
  3. How MDS is diagnosed and treated
  4. Living with low risk MDS: the impact on daily life
  5. Practical tips for managing low risk MDS
  6. Further reading