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The Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplasia Association of Canada (AAMAC) is a leading funder of research into bone marrow failure diseases in Canada. Our volunteer-run organization supports patients and caregivers across the country who are living with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome (also called MDS or myelodysplasia) and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).



November 27 is Giving Tuesday, a day of international charitable giving and volunteering.  As part of this global effort, AAMAC is seeking the support of Canadians across the country to continue the important work it does for Canadians with bone marrow failure disease.

But we can only do that with your help.

With your support, AAMAC can continue to reach and support more patients, fund important research and increase awareness of bone marrow failure diseases.  You can do this several ways:  Make a one-time or monthly donation; ask your employer to match your donation; include AAMAC in your estate planning; or donate your time and skills to AAMAC.


Exciting New Initiative

Make sure your voice is heard in deciding the Top 10 research priorities for MDS research in Canada. Please complete the survey found at http://www.ohri.ca/mdspriorities

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Edmonton Patient Support Meeting

When: Saturday, November 17, 2018

Where: Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta

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Victoria Patient Support Meeting

When: Thursday November 29, 2018

Where: Windsor Pavilion, 2451 Windsor Road, Victoria BC

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2019 Patient Support Meetings in Vancouver and Montréal

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MDS App Manager

Are you interested in participating in a study for MDS patients?

The MDS Manager™ is a health and life management mobile health application tailored for patients and caregivers living with MDS. The app is intended to assist patients living with MDS actively participate in their own care by providing tools to track information related to their health.

The MDS Foundation is looking for participants to download and use the app, then provide feedback on the application.

Click for more information / detailed outline of the study click here.


National Office Has Moved

New Address:

2201 King Road, Unit #4, King City, ON  L7B 1G2

Phone numbers and email will remain the same:

905-780-0698 OR 1-888-840-0039

info@aamac.ca OR adminoffice@aamac.ca


New AAMAC Brochure

AAMAC has a new Brochure.  Click here to download a copy



Patient Support Meetings

AAMAC holds FREE patient support meetings across Canada. 

We have upcoming meetings in Ottawa, Edmonton, Victoria, North Vancouver, and Montreal. Click to find a meeting near you!


Clinical Trials

Do you have MDS and are interested in participating in a clinical trial?

Please click to see if you qualify. If you feel that you qualify, please print the clinical trial information and discuss with your oncologist/hematologist.

Presently the trial is being conducted at: Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences Centre,  Princess Margaret Hospital and Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Hospital.

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