Search | Page 117 | Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation

Search

Search results

  1. What is graft versus host disease?

    ... Graft versus host disease (GVHD) is a common complication of bone marrow/stem cell transplantation. It is caused when the donor's immune cells ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:26pm.

  2. MDS—The Past 40 Years. A Look at the Emerging Awareness and Classification of Myelodysplastic Syndromes.

    ... percentage of blasts (young, immature blood cells) in bone marrow and blood, the FAB system had five MDS categories, or subtypes. ...

    Page last updated 10/19/2015 - 2:29pm.

  3. Nurse's Corner Summer 2015: Understanding the Etiology and Epidemiology of Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... hematopoietic stem cell diseases characterized by bone marrow failure , with resultant cytopenias namely anemia , which can ...

    Page last updated 07/27/2015 - 12:04pm.

  4. Young Investigator Profile: Victor Pastor

    ... you think international collaboration is important for bone marrow failure disease research? I wish all laboratories dedicated ...

    Interview last updated 06/17/2014 - 8:58am.

  5. Jamile Shammo, MD, FACP, FASCP

    ... Medical Center in Chicago where she spearheads the MDS/MPN/Bone marrow failure program. She is also director of the ...

    Bio last updated 03/11/2016 - 1:41pm.

  6. Lukasz Gondek, M.D., Ph.D.

    ... be sustained to produce a viable treatment? Using both human bone marrow samples and mouse models, Dr. Gondek is studying the impact of ...

    Bio last updated 03/11/2016 - 1:41pm.

  7. Marrowforums

    ... from other patients with the same diseases.  For bone marrow failure diseases, Marrowforums is a site where you can do ...

    Page last updated 01/21/2014 - 12:28pm.

  8. Research Overview - Recent Past Progress and Projections for the Near-Term

    ... do not have reliable cells lines from MDS. With MDS, the bone marrow cells are often destined to die, which is the reason for ...

    Interview last updated 02/10/2014 - 9:40am.

  9. PNH: Diagnosis

    ... to check your iron levels  Tests of your solid bone marrow (through a bone marrow biopsy ) Your doctor may also ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:48pm.

  10. The Transplantation Procedure

    ... your body. Computed Tomography Scan, Skeletal X-Ray, or Bone Scan These tests provide detailed images of your body. They're used ... lead to a higher risk of relapse of the patient’s bone marrow failure disease.  Retrospective studies [add & link into glossary: ...

    Page last updated 05/14/2015 - 10:39am.