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

    ... MDS: refractory anemia with excess blasts (RAEB), or chronic myelomonocyte leukemia (CMML). ...

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

  2. Conditioning Regimen and the Transplantation of Unrelated Donor Umbilical Cord Blood in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies.

    ... or CML or other myeloproliferative disorder with > 5% blasts ; Aggressive lymphoma or HL with POD after salvage chemotherapy ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:51pm.

  3. Study of Palifermin (Kepivance) in Persons Undergoing Unrelated Donor Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

    ... with previous accelerated or blast phase must have < 5% blasts in the peripheral blood and bone marrow. Persons with chronic phase CML may have up to 10% blasts in the bone marrow. ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:00pm.

  4. Clone of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

    ... Blast Counts Blasts are very young or immature white blood cells. In normal bone marrow , no more than 5 out of 100 white cells are blasts. Because people with MDS may have too many bone marrow blasts, doctors ...

    Page last updated 04/05/2016 - 3:56pm.

  5. MDS - Treatment (OLD)

    ... abnormal bone marrow cells  Reduce the number of blasts (young white blood cells) in your bone marrow that have an abnormal ... between 0 and 1.0 Do not usually have an excess of blasts in the bone marrow This type of care includes: ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:01pm.

  6. What does it mean when my doctor says I have had a partial response to a drug treatment?

    ... no blast cells in the blood and a normal number of blasts cells in the bone marrow. A partial response is less than a ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:47pm.

  7. What is AML?

    ... your bone marrow being young white blood cells ( blasts ). About 30 out of 100 people with MDS will develop AML. Certain ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:27pm.

  8. How long do I have to live?

    ... you have Percentage of young white blood cells ( blasts ) in bone marrow cells Number of cytogenetic changes (abnormal ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:34pm.

  9. Diagnosis

    ... of cells your marrow is making Levels of bone marrow blasts (immature white blood cells) Damaged chromosomes (DNA) ...

    Topic section last updated 03/13/2016 - 8:37pm.

  10. FAQs

    ... cells in your bone marrow being young white blood cells ( blasts ). About 30 out of 100 people with MDS will develop AML. Certain ... you have 3. Percentage of young white blood cells ( blasts ) in your bone marrow. 4. The number of cytogenetic changes you ...

    Topic section last updated 03/02/2016 - 11:42am.