People with Myelodysplastic Syndrome are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

• Are a male or female at least 18 years of age
• Are willing to undergo blood transfusions
• Pretreatment blood cross-match completed
• Are previously untreated with MDS

You may NOT participate in this study if you:

• Have had any prior antileukemic therapy
• Have known inherited or acquired bleeding disorders
• Have significant medical diseases or conditions
• Have known immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, hepatitis B or C
• Are pregnant or breastfeeding

Contact Information
Joel Victor, Study Coordinator
111 E. 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467
Phone: (718) 920-6680
Email: jovictor@montefiore.org