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  1. Patient Inspires Workplace Giving

    ... with many other patients, we first knew something wasn’t right when blood work from a routine physical showed significantly low blood cell counts. The results were severe enough for my doctors’ office to call to ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/28/2016 - 8:12am.

  2. Palifermin With Leuprolide Acetate for the Promotion of Immune Recovery Following Total Body Irradiation Based T-Cell Depleted Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

    ... help the immune system recover faster following a stem cell transplant . Blood stem cells are very young blood cells that ... AML does not have "good risk" cytogenetic features (i.e. t (8;21), t(15;17), inv 16 without c-kit mutations). Secondary AML in ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:11pm.

  3. The diagnosis and treatment of aplastic anemia: a review

    ... pancytopenia . A trigger-related abnormal T cell response facilitated by some genetic predisposition has been ... is not available for transplant. MSD hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is associated with cure in ~90 % of patients. ...

    Research Article last updated 05/26/2015 - 10:30am.

  4. Donor T Cells After Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Hematologic Malignancies

    ... This pilot phase II trial studies how well giving donor T cells after donor stem cell transplant works in treating patients with hematologic malignancies. ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/03/2016 - 11:17am.

  5. Types of Blood Transfusions

    ... failure disease patients are: Red blood cell transfusion Platelet transfusion More on ... cells in the blood that help stop bleeding. People who don’t have enough platelets have a high risk of dangerous bleeding. Each whole ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:34pm.

  6. Predicting response to immunosuppressive therapy in childhood aplastic anemia.

    ... Hama A, Takahashi Y, Kosaka Y, Kobayashi R, Yabe H, Kaneko T, Tsuchida M, Ohara A, Nakahata T, Kojima S. ... . In multivariate analyses, lower white blood cell count was the most significant predictive marker of better response; ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  7. Symptoms

    ... but it does not darken in all cases Low red blood cell count ( anemia ) which can cause you to: Feel tired Have ... seek immediate medical help if they have bleeding that can’t be stopped by usual methods, such as applying pressure to the area. ...

    Topic section last updated 03/29/2016 - 6:18pm.

  8. Overcoming age barrier to transplantation

    ... For patients with blood cancers, it's a fight we simply can't afford to delay. Every three minutes, another person in the United States is ... Many have benefited from advances in hematopoietic stem cell transplants that can cure these and other diseases. These transplants ...

    Article last updated 04/03/2017 - 2:00pm.

  9. Oral Azacitidine (CC-486) for the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    ... Author(s):  Cogle CR, Scott BL, Boyd T, Garcia-Manero G Original ... therapy for patients with AML not eligible for stem cell transplant , and as maintenance therapy for patients with MDS or AML ...

    Research Article last updated 12/09/2015 - 8:49am.

  10. On the horizon: Man-made bone marrow

    ... with non-malignant bone marrow diseases, where there aren’t any cancerous cells that need to be eliminated. Examples include aplastic ... marrow stem cells. That would have useful applications for cell transplantations in the clinic,” Varghese said. ...

    Article last updated 05/09/2017 - 10:41am.