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  1. Options for MDS patients beyond HMAs

    ... Professor Section of Hematology/Department of Internal Medicine and Yale Cancer Center And Edo Kapetanovic, Visiting Medical ... to HMA to identify mechanisms of HMA failure and novel alternative treatments. Gene mutations occur in over 90% of patients with ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:09am.

  2. Clinical Trials – An Option for Patients and Their Treatment Team to Consider

    ... Dr. Rafael Bejar is assistant professor of medicine in the division of hematology/oncology at the University of ... where patients are given either the experimental drug or an alternative such as an already approved therapy or placebo in ...

    Page last updated 01/17/2014 - 3:22pm.

  3. Ramon V. Tiu, MD

    ... Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine 2010 ... in treating aplastic anemia patients, we wanted to explore alternative immunosuppressive therapies for the treatment of patients ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 10/30/2012 - 6:28pm.

  4. 2014 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... he has already been accepted into Tufts University School of Medicine’s Early Assurance Program and will start medical school in August ... though no one in my family was a match and I had to use an alternative treatment, I take comfort in knowing they would do anything for me. ...

    Page last updated 10/22/2015 - 8:28am.

  5. Principle 1: Build a Strong Healthcare Team

    ... Some prefer aggressive treatments. Others are more open to alternative treatments. It is very important to choose healthcare providers ... you need. Ask your healthcare providers to give you any medicine or treatment instructions in writing. Be politely ...

    Page last updated 05/12/2015 - 9:00am.

  6. Interviews with the Experts Emotional Stress: Advice for Patients

    ... a new medical diagnosis. Many times, we recommend both a medicine along with psychotherapy for patients with depression or an anxiety ... maintain an earlier exercise regimen and need to find alternative exercise plans. To summarize, turning to your supports, such as ...

    Interview last updated 07/30/2014 - 11:02am.

  7. Interviews with the Experts Transplantation & GVHD: What Patients Need to Know

    ... sibling donor, transplant physicians started looking for alternative donors among unrelated individuals.  For North American ... Position / Title:  Professor of Medicine Institution:  ...

    Interview last updated 09/30/2014 - 11:07am.

  8. North American Pediatric Aplastic Anemia Consortium Symposium

    ... hematopathologists , Drs. Tarek Elghetany (Baylor College of Medicine), Inga Hoffman (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute), and Michele Paessler ... by graft failure. There is variable outcome data from alternative donor source transplants, largely because studies are typically ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2013 - 4:06pm.

  9. 2014 Scientific Symposium Interviews for Patients and Families

    ... Dr. Judith Marsh’s session discussed first line and alternative non-transplant treatments for aplastic anemia. Other exciting ... trust their intuition in proposing scientific research in medicine, and meetings like the Scientific Symposium allow opportunities for ...

    Page last updated 04/22/2014 - 9:10am.

  10. Scientific Symposium Co-Chair Richard Stone, MD Discusses Progress and New Directions in Bone Marrow Failure Disease Research

    ... those different categories of patients. So the personalized medicine aspect is also germane to MDS; by knowing which genes are mutated, we ... of these conditions and a second is improvements in alternative types of grafts, making stem cell transplant safer, more ...

    Interview last updated 04/29/2014 - 12:01pm.