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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Builds supportive community to help him with MDS and bone marrow transplant

    ... However, during a  physical, his physician did some routine blood work and discovered that all three of his blood counts were low. ... bleeding gums, for which he required his first platelet transfusion . Continuing drops in hemoglobin levels necessitated a ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:50am.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Mother Tells How Son’s Aplastic Anemia Impacted Entire Family

    ... was dangerously close to spontaneous hemorrhaging. A blood transfusion provided some temporary respite while the family decided what ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:46am.

  8. “Don’t worry, I’m not going anywhere.”

    ... on Jeff’s retinas, he immediately told Jeff to get blood work and so we rushed to his doctor.   The 7:00 a.m. phone call the ... waiting room before Jeff received platelets and a blood transfusion , he leaned over to me and quietly assured me, “Don’t worry, ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:18am.

  9. Red Blood Cell Transfusion Dependency and Hyperferritinemia Are Associated with Impaired Survival in Patients Diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Results from the First Polish MDS-PALG Registry

    ... are the only treatment option for about 40% of patients. Transfusion-dependent patients develop secondary iron overload . The ... of the relationship of SF concentration with red blood cell transfusion dependency, survival and transformation to acute ...

    Research Article last updated 10/06/2016 - 1:01pm.

  10. Treatments

    ... mature Increase the number of healthy cells in your blood Kill abnormal bone marrow cells  Reduce the number of  ... A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. Most people who have a bone ...

    Topic section last updated 04/06/2018 - 12:30pm.