Incidence and Burden of the Myelodysplastic Syndromes

  title={Incidence and Burden of the Myelodysplastic Syndromes},
  author={Christopher R. Cogle},
  booktitle={Current hematologic malignancy reports},
Since 2001, cases of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDSs) have been tracked by cancer registries. Examining registry data in the USA, the reported age-adjusted incidence of MDS per 100,000 was 3.3 per year for 2001-2003 and 4.9 per year for 2007-2011, with increases likely a result of growing awareness of reporting requirements. However, active case-finding methods repeatedly demonstrate that population-based registries have underestimated the incidence of MDS due to underreporting and… CONTINUE READING
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