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  1. BMT Meant 'It Could Finally Be Over '

    ... because my hematocrit (the volume percentage of red blood cells in my body), had gone down recently and it had been almost two weeks since my last blood transfusion . It was at about 19%, or half the usual amount for girls my ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2016 - 3:28pm.

  2. Disease Won't Run My Life

    ... care physician. One day later, after receiving a blood test, my physician called and instructed me to have someone drive me immediately to the local emergency room for a blood transfusion .  “They’re waiting for you,” he said.  My youngest son ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2016 - 3:36pm.

  3. Treatments

    ... that can cause your bone marrow to make more red blood cells. This can improve anemia . Androgens are sometimes used to ... A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. Most people who have a bone ...

    Topic section last updated 05/04/2016 - 1:52pm.

  4. Therapies

    ... that can cause your bone marrow to make more red blood cells. This can improve anemia . Androgens are sometimes used to ... A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. Most people who have a bone ...

    Page last updated 03/18/2016 - 11:26am.

  5. My MDS Diagnosis and Progression of Treatment

    ... care with the assistance of the local oncologist.  I had 2 blood transfusions, in June and October. Currently, I am experiencing ... my hemoglobin dropped to 6.3 and I received a blood transfusion . Two weeks ago, the dosage of darbepoetin alfa was increased to ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:19am.

  6. Myeloablative Unrelated Donor Cord Blood Transplantation With T-Cell Depleted Haplo-identical Peripheral Blood Stem Cells for Patients With High Risk Hematological Malignancies

    ... purpose of this study is to find out whether the addition of blood stem cells from a close family member, when added to two units of ... (s), and/or red blood cell or platelet transfusion dependence, or patients with aplasia, or patients with excess ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:33pm.

  7. Treatments

    ... rid of them. That’s because they don’t have enough white blood cells (neutrophils) to fight infection, a condition called ... A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. Most people who have a bone ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:36pm.

  8. Ron Duncan, Texas Walk Committee

    ... I last gave blood in December 2004.  When I went again in March 2005, I was informed that I couldn't give  and actually really needed a transfusion. Eventually I was diagnosed with pure red cell aplasia, PRCA, ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/06/2017 - 10:52am.

  9. Effectiveness of lenalidomide in patients over 75 vs. patients under 75 with RBC transfusion-dependent low/int-1-risk MDS and del5q

    ... with deletion 5q abnormalities who are dependent on red blood cell (RBC) transfusions.  This approval was based on the results of ... treatment affords many patients a sustained RBC transfusion independence and a significant cytogenetic response. ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:32am.

  10. HSCT for Patients With Fanconi Anemia Using Risk-Adjusted Chemotherapy (RAFA)

    ... Platelet count <20 x 109/L or platelet transfusion dependence* ANC <1000 x 109/L Hgb <8 gm/dl or red cell ... filgrastim neupogen Biological: Peripheral blood stem cell The source of stem cells for all patients will be ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/09/2016 - 3:19pm.