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  1. Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation

    ... thinks you may be a candidate for a bone marrow or stem cell transplant , you should start looking for a donor now. It can take a ... 7 out of 10 of patients who need a transplant don't find a matching donor in their family. If you need an unrelated donor, your ...

    Page last updated 09/30/2014 - 11:47am.

  2. 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.

  3. Specialized Blood Cell Transplants for Cancers of the Blood and Bone Marrow

    ... rather than from the bone marrow (blood progenitor/ stem cell transplant ). In addition, researchers plan to use low doses of ... remission Exceptions: AML with good risk karyotypes: AML M3 t(15:17), AML M4Eo (inv. 16), AML t(8;21). All AML in second or subsequent ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 2:08pm.

  4. Shirley O’Brien’s Remarkable Response in a Clinical Trial

    ... (MDS), a disease that has no cure except for a stem cell transplant . Because I was in my mid-70s, a bone marrow transplant wasn’t the best option. At the time of the diagnosis, my spouse, Jim, and I had ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 07/19/2017 - 8:12am.

  5. Yttrium Y 90 Anti-CD45 Monoclonal Antibody BC8 Followed by Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With High-Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, or Myelodysplastic Syndrome

    ... antibody BC8 (90Y-BC8) followed by donor stem cell transplant in treating patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), ... irradiation (TBI) before a donor peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) or bone marrow transplant helps stop the growth of cancer ... T 586 Biological: Indium In 111 Anti-CD45 Monoclonal Antibody BC8 Given IV ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 1:11pm.

  6. On the horizon: Man-made bone marrow

    ... with non-malignant bone marrow diseases, where there aren’t any cancerous cells that need to be eliminated. Examples include aplastic ... marrow stem cells. That would have useful applications for cell transplantations in the clinic,” Varghese said. ...

    Article last updated 05/09/2017 - 10:41am.

  7. Shares her 11-year-old daughter's story

    ... a transplant team but that option scared us and we weren’t quite ready to go with a matched unrelated donor . One was found, but ... for nearly a year. With lower white blood cell counts there are still challenges with potential infections, she still ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/04/2017 - 11:09am.

  8. Treosulfan and Fludarabine Phosphate With or Without Total Body Irradiation Before Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    ... with or without total body irradiation before donor stem cell transplant works in treating patients with myelodysplastic syndrome ... phosphate, and total-body irradiation before a donor stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. It may also stop the ... T 586 Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis Correlative studies Procedure: ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 1:05pm.

  9. Overcoming age barrier to transplantation

    ... For patients with blood cancers, it's a fight we simply can't afford to delay. Every three minutes, another person in the United States is ... Many have benefited from advances in hematopoietic stem cell transplants that can cure these and other diseases. These transplants ...

    Article last updated 04/03/2017 - 2:00pm.

  10. Memory Stem T Cells in Autoimmune Disease: High Frequency of Circulating CD8+ Memory Stem Cells in Acquired Aplastic Anemia

    ... Memory stem T cells (TSCMs) constitute a long-lived, self-renewing lymphocyte ... pathogenesis are abnormal CD4(+) and CD8(+) T cell activation. We investigated the TSCM subset in 55, 34, 43, and 5 ...

    Research Article last updated 04/29/2016 - 12:59pm.