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Risk Score of Gatto et al for a Patient with the Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

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Gatto et al developed a simple risk score using beta-2 microglobulin to evaluate prognosis in patients with a myelodysplastic syndrome. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management or novel therapies. The authors are from the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.

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