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  1. What are the treatments for MDS?

    ... to do nothing but monitor you if your blood counts aren't too low and your symptoms aren't too bad. Supportive care : ... using drugs that kill abnormal cells. Bone marrow/stem cell transplantation (BMT/SCT): A procedure that replaces your unhealthy ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:31pm.

  2. Research Overview - Recent Past Progress and Projections for the Near-Term

    ... is that unlike solid tumors and leukemia, where there are cell lines that are propagated from the disease, we do not have reliable ... an enzyme called pyruvate dehydrogenase. This wasn’t just in MDS, but in all advanced hematologic malignancies. In this study, ...

    Interview last updated 02/10/2014 - 9:40am.

  3. MDS and MDS/MPN: Past, Present, and Future 2014 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Satellite Symposium Summary for Patients and Families

    ... advanced techniques to study genes and chromosomes don’t give enough information to find out what type of MDS or MDS/MPN a patient ... silenced genes). But some patients with MDS don’t respond to HMAs, and most patients who do respond eventually have a ... Can We Cure Them? The Role of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in MDS/MPN.   Treatments for MDS/MPN are ...

    Page last updated 03/13/2015 - 5:00pm.

  4. Blood Transfusions

    Page last updated 11/19/2014 - 2:46pm.

  5. Making the Most of Office Visits with Your Specialist

    ... one starts. It is ok for a patient to say “I don’t understand. Will you please rephrase or restate the diagnosis in a different ... acute myeloid leukemia (AML), and allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant. Dr. Cogle leads a research laboratory that studies the biology ...

    Interview last updated 10/14/2015 - 9:05am.

  6. Pediatric MDS

    ... rst spotted as cytopenias (low blood counts). It’s a stem cell disorder in the bone marrow that results in disturbances  in ... anemia with ringed sideroblasts (RARS), that don’t occur in children. Another interesting point is that one-third to one-half of ...

    Interview last updated 10/24/2012 - 1:31pm.

  7. 2012 Scientific Symposium

    ... bone marrow failure diseases or studying the immunology and cell biology of these diseases. Comments from 2012 Symposium ... unbiased, noncommercial. Great venue. Good timing (doesn't conflict with other meetings)." "I love that you support junior ...

    Page last updated 01/12/2015 - 12:20pm.

  8. Lisa Minter, MD

    Cell-penetrating antibodies as a novel treatment for aplastic anemia ... cells in the bone marrow. One subset of these cells, CD4 T cells, requires the actions of a specific protein known as Protein Kinase ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 08/18/2014 - 10:07am.

  9. 2014 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... $2,500 for charity. In His Own Words I can’t even begin to describe the overwhelming emotion that left me speechless when ... Nine-year old Jamie, awaiting a transplant for sickle cell anemia, was also there and he wanted someone to play with. They made each ...

    Page last updated 10/22/2015 - 8:28am.

  10. Blood Transfusion Safety and Risks

    ... testing also helps make sure that the donated blood won’t transfer an infection to the patient. Infections In the past, ... . Iron overload can happen in people who have many red blood cell transfusions. Other Risks Allergic Reactions Some people ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:36pm.