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  1. Special Precautions

    ... idea to: Check with your doctor Get a red blood cell count Get treatment for your anemia (blood transfusions or growth ... 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 ...

    Topic section last updated 09/08/2017 - 12:34pm.

  2. Jane Massey’s Story

    ... , hematocrit , and my red and white blood cell count. She ran several tests, and I had a liver biopsy.  After a ... with theirs.   My daughter, Sara, decided she couldn't wait to see if they were a donor match and started the process with DKMS to ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/11/2017 - 7:29am.

  3. Symptoms

    ... Low Red Blood Cell Counts A low red blood cell ... seek immediate medical help if they have bleeding that can’t be stopped by usual methods, such as applying pressure to the area. ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:00pm.

  4. Symptoms

    ... Low Red Blood Cell Counts A low red blood cell ... seek immediate medical help if they have bleeding that can’t be stopped by usual methods, such as applying pressure to the area. ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:34pm.

  5. 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.

  6. Fludarabine Phosphate and Total Body Irradiation Followed by a Donor Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndromes or Myeloproliferative Disorders

    ... phosphate followed by a donor peripheral stem cell transplant in treating patients with myelodysplastic syndromes ... PRA shows > 10% activity, then flow cytometric or B and T cell cytotoxic cross matches should be obtained; the donor should be ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 2:45pm.

  7. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ Naive T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts From HLA-Matched Related and Unrelated Donors for Prevention of GVHD

    ... This phase II trial studies how well selective T cell depletion works in preventing graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 2:55pm.

  8. Preventing Stem Cell Transplant Complications With a Blood Separator Machine

    ... Background: - Researchers are working to make stem cell transplant procedures safer and more effective. One complication of ... leukocyte count > 100,000/cu mm, karyotypes t(9; 22), t4, t19, t11, biphenotypic leukemia). All second or subsequent ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/23/2016 - 10:57am.

  9. Growth Factors

    ... Red Cell Growth Factor Red cell growth ... Factor If you don't have enough healthy white cells in your blood, your doctor may ask you to ...

    Topic section last updated 04/06/2016 - 12:37pm.

  10. 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.