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  1. Exercise

    ... within the last year and/or if your white blood cell count is low If you are undergoing radiation therapy, avoid ... be part of our daily lives and it should be fun. It doesn’t have to be high intensity or inconvenient. Disregard the old saying of “no ...

    Page last updated 12/28/2016 - 12:06pm.

  2. FAQs

    ... families. Just click on the question to view the answer. Don't see the answer to your question here? Send your question to our patient ... MDS, you must have low blood counts for at least one blood cell type and your blood cells must look abnormal under a microscope. Doctors ...

    Topic section last updated 03/02/2016 - 11:42am.

  3. Youmna Kfoury, PhD

    ... 1-    Confirm preliminary data on the human mesenchymal cell population corresponding to the mouse Osterix+ cells in the bone ... L., Kempton, H.R., Dahlman, J.E., Parnas, O., Eisenhaure, T.M., Jovanovic, M., et al. (2014). CRISPR-Cas9 knockin mice for genome editing ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 12/15/2016 - 12:56pm.

  4. Graft-Versus-Host Disease Prophylaxis in Treating Patients With Hematologic Malignancies Undergoing Unrelated Donor Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant

    ... undergoing unrelated donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant . Giving chemotherapy and total-body irradiation before a donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant (PBSCT) helps stop the growth of cancer cells. It may also stop ... T 586 Drug: Mycophenolate Mofetil Given PO Other ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 1:49pm.

  5. Pasireotide in Prevention of GI Toxicity

    ... of the drugs received to prepare for allogeneic stem cell transplant . The study will also evaluate if Pasireotide is effective ... remission, with high risk being defined by the presence of t(4;11) or t(9;22), or those presenting with extreme hyperleukocytosis or ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 10:41am.

  6. My Son's Aplastic Anemia -- A Mother's Account

    ... hemoglobin was 31, platelets were 3 and his white cell count was 0. The doctors were amazed he was still alive. My sister was ... to see if she could be a bone marrow match, but she wasn’t, so my son had to undergo immediate treatment with antithymocyte globulin ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:21am.

  7. BMT Meant 'It Could Finally Be Over '

    ... and repeated only one thought - “just finish”. I didn’t think about winning. I didn’t think about beating any records or trying to ... 2013, the beginning of my senior year, my red blood cell counts dropped dramatically. I had to get my first red blood cell ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2016 - 3:28pm.

  8. Total Marrow and Lymphoid Irradiation and Chemotherapy Before Donor Transplant in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Acute Leukemia

    ... together with chemotherapy before donor stem cell transplant in treating patients with myelodysplasticsyndrome or acute ... is, instead of applying radiation to the whole body. Stem cell transplants use high doses of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, such as ... T 586 Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis Correlative studies Drug: ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 12:58pm.

  9. Chronic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)

    ... different types of MPN are generally defined by the type of cell which is most affected. They include: Chronic myelogenous leukemia ... many cells. In myelodysplastic syndromes, blood cells don’t mature and begin to fill the bone marrow. Certain types of ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:19pm.

  10. 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 11/29/2016 - 8:29am.