European Leukemia Network (ELN)

Summary of the initiative

European Leukemia Network (ELN)
The aim of this work is to develop evidence- and consensus-based guidelines providing clinical practice recommendations that can support the appropriate choice of therapeutic interventions in adult patients with primary MDS.

Description of the Initiative

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    Self/Co-Regulation Basic Act

    Title of Act
    Evidence- and consensus-based European guidelines for the therapy of adult primary myelodysplastic syndromes

    Geographical Coverage

    Participating Countries
    Other countries


    Problems that lead to the introduction of Self/Co-Regulation and the adoption of the Founding Act
    The need for updated and widely recognised therapeutic recommendations is perceived. The effort of developing and implementing evidence-based European guidelines is expected to result in optimising the management of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and in attaining an ideal framework for clinical and translational studies.
    Target Group(s)
    MDS therapists.
    Type of Instrument(s)
    Type of Financing
    Type of Monitoring
    Conduct an initial survey of compliance capacity of future regulateesConduct regular visits and spot checksInitiate complaints proceduresMaintain database of those bounded by the normsProduce regular reportsReceive complaints and verify if norms were breached or notReflexive dialogue with the - stakeholdersOther
    European Commission
    National public authority
    International public authority
    Private regulator (code owner)
    Private independent party with a mandate (e.g. auditors)
    Self-appointed private parties (e.g. NGOs)
    Succinct description of the type of Monitoring
    Type of Enforcement
    Faming, shaming and blamingJudicial sanctionsMembership suspension/exclusionPrivate finesOther
    Private Regulator
    Private independent party with a mandate (e.g. auditors)
    Court system
    Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) / Online dispute resolution (ODR)
    Succinct description of the type of Enforcement

    Results of Commission Monitoring

    Link / Reference of Evaluation


    SMO self- and co-regulation database - private code 92