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Model of Saunthararajah et al for Identifying a Patient with Myelodysplastic Syndrome Who Is Likely to Respond to Immunosuppressive Therapy

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Autoimmunity may play a role in myelodysplasia for some patients, and immunosuppression in these patients may be beneficial. Saunthararajah et al developed a model for identifying patients with MDS likely to respond to immunosuppression. The authors are from the University of Illinois at Chicago and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at NIH.

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