15:00 - 16:00

Microscope on MDS: Focusing on myelodysplastic syndromes

Join healthcare expert and researcher, Dr. Heather Leitch, for this 1-hour live online presentation on myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), a group of cancers of the blood and bone marrow. 

This free webcast is for anyone impacted by any type of MDS, including newly diagnosed, individuals in treatment, and their caregivers and families - to learn about the medical and scientific work to improve outcomes and save more lives through research and treatment advances for MDS.

Dr. Heather Leitch
Dr. Heather Leitch
Dr. Leitch is a Hematologist at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada and Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia.  Dr. Leitch’s clinical and research interests include transfusional iron overload in acquired anemias such as the myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and a longstanding interest in lymphoproliferative and other blood disorders in the setting of HIV infection.  She is Director of Hematology/Oncology Research at St. Paul’s Hospital, a reviewer of scientific papers for multiple medical journals and a member of the UBC Department of Medicine Research Advisory Committee.

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