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  1. 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 10/26/2016 - 11:42am.

  2. GVHD Prophylaxis With Post Transplant Cyclophosphamide for Patients With Renal Insufficiency Undergoing a Conventional 8/8 HLA-matched Related or Unrelated Donor Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

    ... GVHD is one of the most common complications of a stem cell transplant . Status:  ... in 1st remission with 'good risk' cytogenetic features (i.e. t(8;21), t(15;17), inv 16). Secondary AML ALL/LL in 1st remission with ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 12:40pm.

  3. Laboratory-Treated T Cells in Treating Patients With High-Risk Relapsed Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, or Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Previously Treated With Donor Stem Cell Transplant

    ... I/II trial studies the side effects of laboratory-treated T cells and to see how well they work in treating patients with high-risk acute ... (relapsed), previously treated with donor stem cell transplant . Biological therapies, such as cellular adoptive ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 10:34am.

  4. Nonmyeloablative Allogeneic Transplant (Mini-allo)

    ... features or hemosiderosis) AML (first CR except for t(15;17), inv16, t(8,21); second CR; relapse failing second induction attempt) ... Lymphoma Aggressive Histology (includes T Cell NHL) Incomplete response to induction Second CR Sensitive or ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 2:13pm.

  5. My MDS Diagnosis and Progression of Treatment

    ... getting a burning feeling in my left foot.  Because it wasn't that bad I let it go, but by the holidays of that year, I could barely put my ... Unfortunately, this drug also lowers my red blood cell counts and my hemoglobin along with the platelets. I have lab ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:19am.

  6. Diagnosis

    ... uses a number of methods to measure how many of each blood cell type are in your blood sample. An LDH test looks at the level of ... ( folic acid ). These abnormal looking cells don’t work right, and this can lead to anemia. ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:04pm.

  7. Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

    ... ? Bone marrow failure happens when the marrow doesn't produce enough red cells, white cells or platelets, or the blood cells that ... MDS have two things in common: They have a low blood cell count for at least one blood cell type. This is called a cytopenia . ...

    Page last updated 02/27/2017 - 7:36am.

  8. Transplantation Update

    ... toxicity from the regimens used to prepare patients for stem cell transplants regardless of who the donor is or the source of stem cells ... The results showed that this can work, but we can’t completely omit cyclophosphamide because there was failure of engraftment ...

    Interview last updated 05/14/2015 - 2:42pm.

  9. Efficacy of Oral Azacitidine Plus Best Supportive Care as Maintenance Therapy in Subjects With Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Complete Remission (QUAZAR AML-001)

    ... Criteria:  AML with inv(16), t(8;21), t(16;16), t(15;17), or t(9;22) or molecular evidence of such translocations Prior bone marrow or stem cell transplantation Candidate for allogeneic bone marrow or stem cell ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 8:39am.

  10. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

    ... Cancer cells often build up slowly in CLL. Many people don't have any symptoms for the first few years. Over time, the cells can spread to ... for other reasons. For instance, a person's white blood cell count may be very high, even though he or she doesn't have any ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:18pm.