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  1. MDS Follows Two Misdiagnoses

    ... me and my last azacitidine (Vidaza®) treatment in June didn't seem to have much benefit. I live in Colorado at 8600 feet elevation, and ... I was walking because my hemoglobin was 3.00 and my white cell count was 1.00. I spent a week in the hospital, got 7 units of blood ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/27/2016 - 7:23am.

  2. miR-378 inhibits cell growth and enhances apoptosis in human myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... Author(s):  Kuang X, Wei C, Zhang T, Yang Z, Chi J, Wang L Original ... miR-378 has been proven to inhibit cell growth, migration and invasion in different types of cancers. In this ...

    Research Article last updated 11/02/2016 - 9:31am.

  3. Analysis of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with high-dose cyclophosphamide-induced immune tolerance for severe aplastic anemia

    ... immune therapy. Donors underwent mobilization with cell colony-stimulating factor. The modified preconditioning regimen included ... by the evidence of 100 % donor hematopoiesis ; T lymphocyte subset counts also increased significantly after ...

    Research Article last updated 11/01/2016 - 1:59pm.

  4. A novel histone deacetylase inhibitor Chidamide induces G0/G1 arrest and apoptosis in myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... been used in several clinical trials such as peripheral T cell lymphoma (PTCL). Here we demonstrate that Chidamide was able to ...

    Research Article last updated 11/02/2016 - 9:39am.

  5. Prognostic pre-transplant factors in myelodysplastic syndromes primarily treated by high dose allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a retrospective study of the MDS subcommittee of the CMWP of the EBMT

    ... L, Harhalakis N, Blijlevens N, Nagler A, Kröger N, de Witte T Original Publication Date:  ... are known to influence the outcome of allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT) treatment in myelodysplastic syndromes ...

    Research Article last updated 10/06/2016 - 11:40am.

  6. Exercise

    ... within the last year and/or if your white blood cell count is low If you are undergoing radiation therapy, avoid ... be part of our daily lives and it should be fun. It doesn’t have to be high intensity or inconvenient. Disregard the old saying of “no ...

    Page last updated 12/28/2016 - 12:06pm.

  7. Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML)

    ... bone marrow. But other factors associated with CMML didn't match the definition of MDS. Instead, they more closely resembled ... is having too many monocytes, a type of white blood cell , in the blood. These cells can settle in the liver and spleen, causing ...

    Topic section last updated 12/16/2016 - 9:42am.

  8. Fatigue in Bone Marrow Failure Diseases

    ... of data yet looking at fatigue in the diseases that aren’t cancer. However, with the help of AA&MDSIF we recently conducted a study ... For example, are chemotherapy , radiation and stem cell transplants all suspect, along with non-treatment sources of fatigue? ...

    Interview last updated 01/06/2017 - 2:22pm.

  9. Ron Duncan, Texas Walk Committee

    ... I went again in March 2005, I was informed that I couldn't give  and actually really needed a transfusion. Eventually I was diagnosed with pure red cell aplasia, PRCA, a very rare condition where I don't make red blood cells. I ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/06/2017 - 10:52am.

  10. Pure Red Cell Aplasia (PRCA)

    Pure Red Cell Aplasia (PRCA) ... to increase red blood cell levels. Patients who don’t respond to other treatments may need to rely on transfusions on an ongoing ... cause of the PRCA is immunological and the patient hasn’t responded to corticosteroids. Drug therapies include cyclophosphamide ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:14pm.