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  1. Identifying bone marrow failure in children

    ... some features in common: low blood counts due to poor blood cell production; congenital anomalies; and cancer predisposition. Only a subset ... (ITP), which typically resolves over 3-6 months. If it doesn't, then the child should be evaluated. Patients with physical ...

    Article last updated 03/15/2017 - 10:08am.

  2. Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation

    ... thinks you may be a candidate for a bone marrow or stem cell transplant , you should start looking for a donor now. It can take a ... 7 out of 10 of patients who need a transplant don't find a matching donor in their family. If you need an unrelated donor, your ...

    Page last updated 09/30/2014 - 11:47am.

  3. A Phase III, International, Randomized, Controlled Study of Rigosertib versus Physician’s Choice of Treatment in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome after Failure of a Hypomethylating Agent

    ... anemia with excess blasts in transformation (RAEB t) based on the French-American-British (FAB) classification (Appendix 3). The ... eligible for, or opted not to participate in allogenic stem cell transplantation h. Off all other treatments for MDS (including AZA ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/04/2018 - 3:53pm.

  4. San Diego Family Takes Action for Awareness

    ... noted that his blood counts were low and, while he didn’t rule out that the spider bite might have affected the counts, there was a ... he no longer needed transfusions. A search for a stem cell donor had been started prior to this treatment. Because David is ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 9:33am.

  5. Pro-inflammatory proteins S100A9 and TNFα suppress erythropoietin elaboration in myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... Primary Author:  Cluzeau T Author(s):  ... has not been investigated. The HepG2 hepatoma cell line was used to investigate in vitro Epo elaboration. Serum collected ...

    Research Article last updated 10/20/2017 - 9:16am.

  6. A Rare Case of Aplastic Anemia Later in Life Won't Stop Me

    ... I thought about selling my dealership, which I didn’t want to do -- but I still got my affairs in order.  However, I never gave in ... the start, I had been advised to start thinking about a stem cell transplantation. My brother was only a half match. But the NIH staff ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:42am.

  7. Erythropoietin administration is associated with improved T-cell properties in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... of recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) on T cell (CD4+, CD8+ and CD4+CD25+) number and function in MDS patients. ...

    Research Article last updated 12/09/2016 - 3:05pm.

  8. When a common cold is uncommonly perilous

    ... systems. This puts them at risk for infections that aren't a major threat to healthy people. But until now, the common cold (rhinovirus) ... is such a prevalent virus . . . about 25 percent of stem cell transplant patients get infected [with rhinovirus] during the first ...

    Article last updated 03/22/2017 - 9:33am.

  9. Foundation Update - June 2017

    ... June 29, 2017 Thu 1:00 PM EDT Don't miss these archived webinars! > PNH Non-Transplant ... I had six months to live unless I could find a matching stem cell donor. In Korea, where I’m originally from, much less was known about ...

    Article last updated 10/09/2017 - 2:42pm.

  10. Flu Season Update

    ... weigh the risks and benefits of getting a flu shot. Don’t forget to ask whether your family members and others in close contact with ... a low-grade fever, so patients who have low white blood cell counts ( neutropenia ) should discuss any fevers following the ...

    Facts for Life last updated 02/01/2018 - 3:49pm.