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  1. 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.

  2. Reduced-Intensity Conditioning Before Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With High-Risk Hematologic Malignancies

    ... studies reduced-intensity conditioning before donor stem cell transplant in treating patients with high-risk hematologic ... and total-body irradiation before a donor stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. It may also stop the ... effect). Giving an infusion of the donor's T cells (donor lymphocyte infusion) after the transplant may help ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/03/2016 - 10:51am.

  3. Acute leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes with chromosomal rearrangement involving 11q23 locus, but not MLL gene

    ... AML, two with B-lymphoblastic leukaemia (B-ALL); two with T-lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL), two with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and ... patients received risk-adapted therapies, including stem cell transplant in five patients. At the last follow-up, eight patients ...

    Research Article last updated 09/19/2016 - 11:12am.

  4. Be The Match needs African American donors

    ... Thousands of people living with leukemia, sickle cell anemia and other blood cancers and disorders know that a cure is within reach. But for these patients, the cure isn't a "what" - but a "who." Finding the "who" can be quite challenging, ...

    Article last updated 04/11/2017 - 11:47am.

  5. Donor Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Hematologic Malignancies

    ... phase II trial studies how well donor peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) transplant works in treating patients with hematologic ... a matched, unrelated donor Acute leukemias (includes T lymphoblastic lymphoma); remission is defined as < 5% blasts with no ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:26pm.

  6. Denise Beauchemin - My Life is Making a Difference

    ... Beginning September 2012, I just wasn’t feeling quite right. I was increasingly fatigued and there were some ... began to respond. By the end of May, I had my last red cell transfusion and by early June had my last platelet transfusion . ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/12/2017 - 7:12am.

  7. Outcomes after Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... Hale GA, Hamilton BK, Jagasia M, Kamble RT, Kindwall-Keller T, Nishihori T Original Publication ... hematologic malignancies undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation, umbilical cord blood transplantation (UCBT) has become an ...

    Research Article last updated 03/22/2017 - 9:24am.

  8. Reduced Intensity Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy Before Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Hematologic Malignancies

    ... population defined as: patients with hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT)-co-morbidity index (CI)/age scores >= 2, but no more than ... Total-Body Irradiation Undergo TBI Biological: T Cell-Depleted Donor Lymphocyte Infusion Undergo DLI Drug: ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 1:37pm.

  9. Patient Inspires Workplace Giving

    ... with many other patients, we first knew something wasn’t right when blood work from a routine physical showed significantly low blood cell counts. The results were severe enough for my doctors’ office to call to ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/28/2016 - 8:12am.

  10. Transplant saves student who thought she had mono

    ... finish my workout first. The answer was no. It wasn’t that my health was perfect. That fall, I'd been bedridden for a week with ... test turned up mono. He also told me my platelets and blood cell counts were very low. In fact, he told me that if I slipped on a patch of ...

    Article last updated 03/06/2017 - 2:37pm.