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  1. Immunosuppressive Therapy

    ... For older patients with acquired aplastic anemia , immunosuppressive drug therapy is the treatment of choice. It is also used for aplastic anemia patients who do not have a matched bone marrow donor. In some ...

    Topic section last updated 07/06/2018 - 11:17am.

  2. I’m working through aplastic anemia – my son helps me keep focused.

    ... My aplastic anemia diagnosis was delivered on September 15, 2015 when I was 20. I was ... My advice for anyone who has a new diagnosis of aplastic anemia is to not let it get you down. I have always been an optimistic person ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/11/2018 - 9:55am.

  3. My Life is Making a Difference

    ... it was confirmed I did not have leukemia -- aplastic anemia and MDS were now possible diagnoses.  I was hospitalized for a ... of 9 days. Even after I was told I probably had aplastic anemia or MDS, it was not explained to me how serious it was.  But my family ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:20am.

  4. Somatic mutations identify a sub-group of aplastic anemia patients that progress to myelodysplastic syndrome

    ... Aplastic anemia (AA) is a heterogeneous disorder. The distinction between acquired ... stored BM and constitutional DNA. We excluded Fanconi anemia , mutations of telomere maintenance, and a family history of ...

    Research Article last updated 09/04/2014 - 11:05am.

  5. Myelodysplastic syndrome evolving from aplastic anemia treated with immunosuppressive therapy: efficacy of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

    ... A proportion of patients with aplastic anemia who are treated with immunosuppressive therapy develop clonal ... including myelodysplastic syndrome (post-aplastic anemia myelodysplastic syndrome). Many will proceed to allogeneic ... We identified 123 patients with post-aplastic anemia myelodysplastic syndrome who from 1991 through 2011 underwent ...

    Research Article last updated 08/21/2014 - 9:32am.

  6. Summaries for Patients

    ... or calling (301) 279-7202 x 116 Aplastic Anemia Research Summary (pdf) PNH Research Summary (pdf) ASCO ... or calling (301) 279-7202 x 116 Aplastic Anemia Research Summary (pdf) PNH Research Summary (pdf) ASCO ...

    Page last updated 06/18/2018 - 12:36pm.

  7. Bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells from aplastic anemia patients preserve functional and immune properties and do not contribute to the pathogenesis of the disease

    ... Aplastic anemia is a life-threatening bone marrow failure disorder ... and marrow hipoplasia. The majority of aplastic anemia cases remain idiopathic , and hematopoietic stem cell deficiency ...

    Research Article last updated 04/23/2014 - 10:09am.

  8. Patient, Educator, and Volunteer

    ... Stephen was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia in 1985 and with PNH in 1988. “At the time, there was little ... treatment not knowing what to expect.” “My aplastic anemia diagnosis was made at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, Georgia. I was ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:47pm.

  9. Long-term survivor and dedicated volunteer

    ... in 1998. I was originally diagnosed with aplastic anemia , in 1996, when a routine checkup showed that my blood counts were at ... Hope in California, and the wonderful staff of the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation (AAMDSIF), who provided us with ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:44am.

  10. Persistent elevation of plasma thrombopoietin levels after treatment in severe aplastic anemia

    ... growth factors are found at high levels in aplastic anemia (AA) patients, little is known about their dynamic change over time ... Bone Marrow Diseases:  aplastic anemia ...

    Research Article last updated 10/23/2017 - 11:19am.