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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Síndrome mielodisplásico

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MY-eh-loh-dis-PLAS-tik SIN-dromz)
A group of diseases in which the bone marrow does not make enough healthy blood cells. Also called preleukemia and smoldering leukemia.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.