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  1. Is a Medical Social Worker a Member of Your Health Care Team?

    ... of important things related to chronic diseases like bone marrow failure : •    They advocate for their patients •    ...

    Page last updated 10/30/2014 - 10:12am.

  2. Coordinated Care: MDS Research and Treatment Centers and Community Hematologists Work Together for Complete Patient Care

    ... to study leftover material of routine tests like bone marrow aspirate and biopsy or regular blood tests which allows ...

    Interview last updated 07/23/2012 - 4:56pm.

  3. Share These Stories of Patients Fighting MDS

    ... rates depend on the severity of the disease. While a bone marrow transplant is an option for many younger patients lucky enough to ...

    Page last updated 09/29/2014 - 11:49am.

  4. Iron Chelation Therapy

    ... blood cells is normally stored in the liver, spleen, and bone marrow . Excess iron may accumulate in these 3 normal storage sites and also ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:40pm.

  5. Transplantation Update

    ... However, for unresponsive patients, and patients who develop marrow failure or experience leukemic transformation, hematopoietic cell ... such as aplastic anemia, should receive stem cells from bone marrow rather than mobilized stem cells that are harvested from ...

    Interview last updated 05/14/2015 - 2:42pm.

  6. Aplastic Anemia Connection - Research Update

    ... finding cures for aplastic anemia and other bone marrow failure diseases.  We hear that many of you follow ... and management of thrombocytopenia in bone marrow failure from the International Journal of Hematology.  ...

    Page last updated 02/14/2014 - 1:05pm.

  7. Yahn Family Raises Over $400,000 for Research

    ... an advocacy effort that has raised over $415,000 for bone marrow failure disease research through the Torry Yahn Research Fund. ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 03/19/2014 - 4:09pm.

  8. Is a Medical Social Worker a Member of Your Patient’s Health Care Team?

    ... know some social workers who need to learn more about bone marrow failure diseases? Encourage them to attend one of our patient and ...

    Page last updated 10/24/2014 - 10:45am.

  9. Clear Communication with Your Provider

    ... questions: Is there more than one treatment for my bone marrow failure disease? If so, what are the pros and cons of each ...

    Page last updated 04/30/2015 - 3:15pm.

  10. Treating Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... as WPSS. IPSS takes into account blast percentage in the bone marrow , any chromosomal abnormalities seen in the MDS cells, and the degree ...

    Interview last updated 05/18/2012 - 1:55pm.