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  1. Diagnosis

    ... uses a number of methods to measure how many of each blood cell type are in your blood sample. If the CBC shows a low number of red blood ... that are not normal. These abnormal looking cells don’t work right, and this can lead to anemia. ...

    Topic section last updated 03/13/2016 - 8:37pm.

  2. Is there a special diet I should be on that would help me feel better?

    ... the risk of side effects. If your white blood cell count is very low, your doctor may ask you to avoid certain foods ... you buy at the store Stay away from buffets Don’t eat leftovers ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:38pm.

  3. Iodine I 131 Monoclonal Antibody BC8, Fludarabine Phosphate, Cyclophosphamide, Total-Body Irradiation and Donor Bone Marrow Transplant in Treating Patients With Advanced Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, or High-Risk Myelodysplastic Sy

    ... monoclonal antibody together with donor stem cell transplant , fludarabine phosphate, cyclophosphamide, mycophenolate ... monohydrate CTX CYCLO-cell Cycloblastin Cycloblastine Cyclophospham Cyclophosphamid ... T 586 Radiation: Iodine I 131 Monoclonal Antibody BC8 Given IV (dosimetry ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 1:01pm.

  4. Infections in myelodysplastic syndromes: a review

    ... transiently worsening the pre-existing low white blood cell (WBC) counts. However, this increased risk of infections with ... infections, several other immune defects involving B cells, T cells and NK cells have been described. A wide spectrum of infections ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:28am.

  5. Complement Blockade with a C1 Esterase Inhibitor in Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    ... with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) don’t have two important proteins, CD55 and CD59, that normally protect red blood ... examined the effects of C1 INH on premature red blood cell destruction in blood samples from 5 patients with PNH and 3 healthy ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:21am.

  6. Dr. Kasiani Myers: Acquired and Inheirited Bone Marrow Failure

    ... cells . Usually acquired aplastic anemia patients don’t have other issues associated with it, but inherited aplastic anemia patients ... are not. The common treatment they share is bone marrow/stem cell transplantation. This provides a new immune system to replace the one that ...

    Interview last updated 02/14/2017 - 8:34am.

  7. Diagnosis

    ... uses a number of methods to measure how many of each blood cell type are in your blood sample. If the CBC shows a low number of red blood ... that are not normal. These abnormal looking cells don’t work right, and this can lead to anemia. ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:35pm.

  8. It’s a Family Affair – the Andersons Pull Together to Create Awareness for Aplastic Anemia

    ... is especially important for patients like Liviya, who don’t have a sibling bone marrow match. This video, Liviya’s Story, ... patients.  Dr. King recently published her findings in Cell Reports and Baylor College of Medicine’s web page.  As of today, we are ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 02/13/2017 - 2:40pm.

  9. Role of microRNAs in Aplastic Anemia

    ... M.D.   Abstract 2940: Altered microRNAs in T cells from Patients with Acquired Aplastic Anemia MicroRNAs ... from healthy people and from patients with MDS or sickle cell disease. Key findings: miRNAs were downregulated, meaning ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:15am.

  10. Myelodysplastic Syndromes and autoimmune disorders: Cause or consequence?

    ... cytopenias in MDS patients. For instance, deregulated T cell immunity which leads to downstream inflammatory responses can induce ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:18am.