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How do we differentiate high-risk MDS from AML?

Aug 9, 2022
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Learning objective: After reading this article, learners will be able to cite a new clinical development in MDS.

During the EHA 2022 Congress, the MDS Hub was pleased to speak to Theo de Witte, Radboudumc, Nijmegen, NL. We asked, How do we differentiate high-risk MDS from AML?

How do we differentiate high-risk MDS from AML?

De Witte begins by explaining the implications of the new International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS) for MDS, and the flaws of existing risk-based scoring systems. De Witte then discusses the data from the patient cohort used to develop the new IPSS, including the most relevant genetic predictors of adverse and favorable outcomes. De Witte also talks about the parameters that can be given by the IPSS calculator.