Epidemiological Features of Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Results From Regional Cancer Surveys and Hospital-Based Statistics

  title={Epidemiological Features of Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Results From Regional Cancer Surveys and Hospital-Based Statistics},
  author={C. Aul and A. Giagounidis and U. Germing},
  journal={International Journal of Hematology},
  • C. Aul, A. Giagounidis, U. Germing
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Hematology
  • Although myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) have been increasingly diagnosed in recent years, precise data on their prevalence and incidence are still lacking. Due to difficulties of diagnosis and classification, large-scale population-based studies that are required for obtaining truly representative data on the epidemiology of MDS are currently not available. Our present knowledge of the incidence and other epidemiological characteristics of MDS is based on a few regional studies performed by… CONTINUE READING
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