An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Myelodysplastic syndromes, or MDS, affect approximately 13,000 people in the United States each year, according to the American Cancer Society.

Getting treated for myelodysplastic syndromes at City of Hope gives you access to incomparable treatment options and exceptional care from world-class scientific experts in all aspects of this disease.

Comprehensive Care

City of Hope is one of only a few dozen centers in the country that treat diseases like myelodysplasia using a comprehensive approach — by a multidisciplinary team whose sole focus is treating these types of blood disorders. Your care includes regular interaction and input from a team that includes hematologists and hematopathologists — along with nurses, social workers and specially trained support staff. This team brings together deep experience and diverse perspectives — shaped by seeing and treating rare diseases every day — to arrive at the ideal treatment for every patient.

If you have been diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndromes or are looking for a second opinion consultation about your treatment, or contact us at 800-826-HOPE. Please visit Making Your First Appointment for more information.

Our Expertise

City of Hope, located in Southern California, is recognized internationally for research and breakthrough treatments of blood disorders and cancers. Our Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplantation Institute is one of the largest bone marrow and blood stem cell transplant centers in the country, consistently producing some of the best outcomes.

Coordinated, compassionate care

City of Hope has an unmatched reputation for coordinated, compassionate care. For each patient we bring together a broad array of expertise from multiple disciplines and offer leading edge therapeutic options including:

  • State-of-the-art diagnostic tools
  • Pioneering drug research and clinical trials
  • Unique transfusion, transplant and chemotherapy options

We are designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute, and for over a decade, U.S. News & World Report has named City of Hope one of the top cancer hospitals in America.


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