• Dr. said that I have acute MDS, Leukemia of the blood/bones.

    Asked by FrenchyP on Wednesday, April 25, 2018

    Dr. said that I have acute MDS, Leukemia of the blood/bones.

    I Have a chance to partake in a trail is this a good Idea? Thank you!

    4 Answers from the Community

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    • SandiA's Avatar

      Hi! I have a different kind of cancer. I have melanoma, but I was able to get into a clinical trial at my cancer center and my doctor felt it was my best option so I did it. It was a positive experience and I got great results. Hopefully some others with a similar type of cancer will have some input but for me it was a positive experience

      about 1 year ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      What type of treatments are you on right now? Or have been on? How are they doing for you? Usually, trials are for when your primary line of treatments are not working. So how is your treatment plan going?

      about 1 year ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar

      I participated in a clinical trial. It saved my life! I have lung cancer, but i am a big believer in clinical trials.

      about 1 year ago
    • po18guy's Avatar

      MDS is a precursor to leukemia. It can progress to Acute Myeloid Leukemia, which is very aggressive and very difficult to eradicate. A trial, if time permits, is an excellent idea, as that id the only way that medicine is advanced. i am currently in my 4th clinical trial: 1 for PTCL-NOS, one for PTCL-NOS + AitL + MDS, and 2 for GvHD due to a transplant.

      about 1 year ago

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