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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. 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.

  3. Erythropoietin administration is associated with improved T-cell properties in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... of recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) on T cell (CD4+, CD8+ and CD4+CD25+) number and function in MDS patients. ...

    Research Article last updated 12/09/2016 - 3:05pm.

  4. New positive results for GVHD treatment

    ... a common and serious complication of a type of stem cell transplant , findings from a small clinical trial show. ... the activity of a similar protein, ITK, on B cells and T cells. Several studies have shown that improper activation of both of these ...

    Article last updated 01/12/2017 - 11:10am.

  5. Foundation Update - September 2017

    ... serious complication that can occur with cancer-related stem cell transplants. Ibrutinib may now be used in patients who fail to respond to ... ; October 10, 2017 Tue 1:00 PM EDT Don't miss these archived webinars > MDS Research Updates from ASCO ...

    Article last updated 09/12/2017 - 7:14am.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Thankful to Be Here and Alive

    ... was used to being sick and fighting through it, so I didn’t think much about it. I started antibiotics while I continued going to school ... out of my doctor’s mouth: cancer. He thought with my white cell count so low that leukemia was a possibility. He called several hospitals ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:42am.

  9. Immunosuppression and Stem Cell Transplantation – How Are These Treatments Chosen?

    ... this immunologic defect.  With patients for whom stem cell transplantation is not feasible – and there are different reasons for ... sometimes high dose cyclophosphamide .  These aren’t cures, and we don’t anticipate in an autoimmune disease that that ...

    Interview last updated 07/15/2015 - 10:19am.

  10. Anderson Family Pulls Together to Create Awareness for Aplastic Anemia

    ... is especially important for patients like Liviya, who don’t have a sibling bone marrow match. This video, Liviya’s Story, ... patients.  Dr. King recently published her findings in Cell Reports and Baylor College of Medicine’s web page.  As of today, we are ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:28am.