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Myelodysplastic/ Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Treatment (PDQ®)

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Stages of Myelodysplastic/ Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

There is no standard staging system for myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms.

Staging is the process used to find out how far the cancer has spread. There is no standard staging system for myelodysplastic /myeloproliferative neoplasms. Treatment is based on the type of myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasm the patient has. It is important to know the type in order to plan treatment.

  • Updated: November 11, 2014