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  1. 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.

  2. Nonmyeloablative Peripheral Blood Mobilized Hematopoietic Precursor Cell Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease and Beta-thalassemia in People With Higher Risk of Transplant Failure

    ... ongoing nonmyeloablative allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) transplant protocol (03-H-0170) for patients with severe ... , which we hypothesize will reduce both the T cells that mediate leukocyte rejection and the B/ plasma cells that ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 9:09am.

  3. Solving Emma’s Diagnostic Mystery

    ... After extensive blood panels and scans, they still couldn’t determine the cause of Emma’s liver inflammation, and so the process to ... At this point, they began evaluating her for a stem cell transplant .  On June 2nd, her birthday, Emma was designated a partial ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/15/2017 - 4:38pm.

  4. 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.

  5. PNH - Treatment (OLD)

    ... and common procedure. When you receive a transfusion, the cell parts of blood from a donor are put into your bloodstream. This increases ... bone marrow to make more red blood cells. If you don't have enough natural EPO or if you have anemia, your doctor may prescribe a ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:09pm.

  6. Approved: New blood cancer detection tool

    ... illuminated by the T1 and T2 reagents are found on a T and natural killer (NK) cell populations. These reagents can be used along with clinical parameters for ...

    Article last updated 07/05/2017 - 10:30am.

  7. 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.

  8. 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 withmyelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) ... irradiation before a donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. Giving chemotherapy ... T 586 Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis Correlative studies Drug: ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 1:27pm.

  9. Value of allogeneic versus autologous stem cell transplantation and chemotherapy in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes and secondary acute myeloid leukemia. Final results of a prospective randomized European Intergroup Trial.

    ... Primary Author:  de Witte T Author(s):  de Witte T, ... BACKGROUND: Allogeneic stem cell transplantation is usually considered the only curative treatment option ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  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.