Founded in 1994, the MDS Foundation is the only not-for-profit global organization dedicated solely to improving outcomes for patients with MDS.
Over the last 20 years, the treatment and understanding of MDS has evolved in many ways. Once referred to as pre-leukemia, MDS is now recognized worldwide as a blood cancer. Originally, there were no official treatments for MDS. Today, there are 5 approved treatment options with many more in the development phase.
The MDS Foundation, Inc. is an international non-profit advocacy organization whose mission is to support and educate patients and healthcare providers with innovative research into the fields of MDS, Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and related myeloid neoplasms in order to accelerate progress leading to the diagnosis, control and cure of these diseases