Royal College of Pathologist

6 Alie Street, London E1 8QT

We are delighted to introduce our Guest Speakers:

Professor Theo de Witte, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Terry Hamblin Memorial Lecture – Professor Ghulam Mufti, King’s College Hospital

Dr Daniel Wiseman, The Christie Hospital, Manchester
Dr Catherine Cargo, HMDS, Leeds
Dr Angela Hamblin, Oxford University Hospitals
Dr Kiran Batta and Dr John Chadwick, The Christie Hospital, Manchester

Topics to include:

Prognosis and management of low risk MDS; lessons from EUMDS Registry
What is our understanding of the biology and treatment of CMML?
What is our understanding of the biology and treatment of other MDS/MPN crossover syndromes?
Where are we with GeCIP, 1000,000 genome project and moving towards 5 million genome analyses?
And more….

Dr Catherine Cargo: Slider
Dr Daniel Wiseman: Slider
Dr Kiran Batta: Slider
Dr John Chadwick: Slider
Professor Theo de Witte: Slider
Dr Timothy Chevassut: Slider





IPSS-R MDS Risk Assessment Calculator

Revised International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS-R) for Myelodysplastic Syndromes Risk Assessment Calculator


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MDS Fact Sheet

MDS Factsheet for GPs General Practicioners

MDS Fact Sheet

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Varicella Vaccine in MDS

Urgent Clarification on varicella vaccine policy

Current advice from the UK MDS Forum is not to give the Live Varicella Vaccine to patients with MDS.

Please read below correspondence between Professor Salisbury and Dr George Follows, the latter on behalf of the CLL Forum, on the varicella vaccine policy.
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NICE Guideline

Lenalidomide for treating myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) associated with an isolated deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality.

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BSH Guidelines

This is an external link to the home of the British Society for Haematology (BSH). 

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