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  1. ASCO Updates Platelet Transfusion Guideline Prophylaxis unnecessary for adults undergoing HSCT

    ... infusion, according to an updated guideline for platelet transfusion in patients with cancer. The recommendation, which applies ... in 2015 by the AABB (formerly the American Association of Blood Banks) and the International Collaboration for Transfusion Medicine ...

    Research Article last updated 12/06/2017 - 11:23am.

  2. Early treatment initiation in lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes produces an earlier and higher rate of transfusion independence

    ... resulting in refractory cytopenias. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions can improve anemia ; however, prolonged transfusion dependence (TD) is associated with increased morbidity and ...

    Research Article last updated 09/13/2017 - 8:58am.

  3. Increasing the effectiveness of hematopoiesis in myelodysplastic syndromes: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and transforming growth factor-β superfamily inhibitors

    ... of life, as well as iron overload due to red blood cell transfusion support. To promote proliferation and differentiation of ...

    Research Article last updated 10/23/2017 - 11:08am.

  4. Lenalidomide: Myelodysplastic syndromes with del(5q) and beyond

    ... to lenalidomide for the treatment of red blood cell transfusion -dependent anemia . Although lenalidomide has ...

    Research Article last updated 10/23/2017 - 10:58am.

  5. Luspatercept for the treatment of anaemia in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (PACE-MDS): a multicentre, open-label phase 2 dose-finding study with long-term extension study

    ... chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia ( white blood cell count <13 000/μL), and had anaemia with or without red blood cell transfusion support. Enrolled patients were classified as having low ...

    Research Article last updated 09/18/2017 - 1:38pm.

  6. Increasing the effectiveness of hematopoiesis in myelodysplastic syndromes: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and transforming growth factor-β superfamily inhibitors

    ... of life, as well as iron overload due to red blood cell transfusion support. To promote proliferation and differentiation of ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2017 - 10:10am.

  7. Lenalidomide: Myelodysplastic syndromes with del(5q) and beyond

    ... to lenalidomide for the treatment of red blood cell transfusion -dependent anemia . Although lenalidomide has ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2017 - 9:54am.

  8. Updates from John and Isabella!

    ... take longer to come back, so that’s still a daily transfusion. We’re getting some numbers also about the current ratios of the ... It’s just getting started. I have been through blood work (phlebotomy) and I had to take a survey on mental/emotional outlook. ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 10/12/2017 - 1:01pm.

  9. Progress in Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Clinicopathologic Correlations and Immune Checkpoints

    ... The findings correlated with the recovery of peripheral blood counts and transfusion independency. CONCLUSION: BM morphology and PD-L1 ...

    Research Article last updated 09/11/2017 - 8:59am.

  10. Jill Minden’s Encounter with Aplastic Anemia

    ... doctor told me to go to the hospital right away because my blood counts were extremely low. I had no idea what that meant at the time, and ... I responded better, and my counts were able to stay above transfusion level for a little over a year. T.J. and I got married in 2009 and ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/05/2017 - 10:57am.