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bob weinberg Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:57 AM

Philadelphia Pennsylvania MDS Support Group
 
The Risks of Transfusional Iron Overload:
What MDS Patients Should Know About Chelation

Sponsored by:
The Philadelphia Area Patient Support Group
of The MDS Foundation, Inc.

When:
Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 10:00 AM

Where:
Two Logan Square, 34th Floor
18th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

Presenters:
Clifford Pemberton, MD, Lankenau Medical Center
Michael Millenson, MD, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Topics to be covered include:
-Why Multiple Transfusions Result in Iron Overload
-The Risks of Transfusional Iron Overload
-What is chelation?
-What are its pros and cons?
-When to start it, if at all?
-What agents are used, how do they work,
what is their efficacy, and what are their side effects?

Registration required:
For more information, please contact:
Audrey Hassan at ahassan@MDS-Foundation.org
Tel. 800.637.0839
or visit
http://www.mds-foundation.org/

bob weinberg Wed Feb 22, 2012 07:50 PM

Mds Patient Forum On Risks Of Transfusional Iron Overload
 
This is a reminder that there will be a Patient Forum sponsored by the MDS Foundation in Philadelphia on Saturday, March 3

The Risks of Transfusional Iron Overload
What MDS Patients Should Know About Chelation

Sponsored by:
The MDS Foundation, Inc.
Philadelphia Support Group

When:
Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 10:00 AM

Where:
Two Logan Square, 34th Floor
18th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Presenters:
Clifford Pemberton, MD, Lankenau Medical Center
Michael Millenson, MD, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Topics to be covered include:
Why Multiple Transfusions Result in Iron Overload
The Risks of Transfusional Iron Overload
What is chelation?
What are its pros and cons?
When to start it, if at all?
What agents are used, how do they work,
what is their efficacy, and what are their side effects?

Registration required:

For more information or to register, please contact:
Audrey Hassan at ahassan@MDS-Foundation.org, 800.637.0839

Thank You.


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