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  1. Explaining SCT vs. Cellular Therapies

    ... non-cancerous blood disorders. Patients first receive chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy to erase or reduce the number of ... used – an approach known as autologous transplant – the chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy are intended to eliminate cancer cells. ...

    Article last updated 09/08/2017 - 12:41pm.

  2. Clinical trial reveals genetic fault that reduces the effectiveness of leukemia treatment

    ... chance of a long-term cure for AML involves intensive chemotherapy followed by a stem cell transplant . However high dose chemotherapy is poorly tolerated by older patients for whom the recently ...

    Research Article last updated 09/29/2017 - 10:32am.

  3. In Treatment at NIH

    ... of San Antonio in May 2017 so he could begin the chemotherapy and radiation treatments that are required to prepare a ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/06/2018 - 10:03am.

  4. Nivolumab-induced aplastic anemia: A case report and literature review

    ... adverse effect profile when compared to traditional chemotherapy . The more common adverse effects associated with these agents ...

    Research Article last updated 09/13/2017 - 7:43am.

  5. New treatment approved for certain high-risk AML

    ... changes (AML-MRC). Vyxeos is a fixed-combination of chemotherapy drugs daunorubicin and cytarabine. “This is the first ... of the disease in 2017. T-AML occurs as a complication of chemotherapy or radiation in approximately 8 to10 percent of all patients ...

    Article last updated 08/30/2017 - 7:18am.

  6. Value of allogeneic versus autologous stem cell transplantation and chemotherapy in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes and secondary acute myeloid leukemia. Final results of a prospective randomized European Intergroup Trial.

    ... syndromes in complete remission, but post-remission chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation are potential ... evaluated, after intensive anti-leukemic remission-induction chemotherapy, the impact of the availability of an HLA -identical ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  7. Patient Trusts Her Instincts in Finding the Right Treatment

    ... and that if my counts didn’t improve, he would give me chemotherapy but wasn’t any more specific than that.  He could not tell ... stem cells in her body.  My pre-transplant conditioning chemotherapy began in December.   For Sonya’s collection process, ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2018 - 11:01am.

  8. Foundation Update - July 2017

    ... them understand so much about aplastic anemia. After chemotherapy , radiation and a bone marrow transplant , Brianna is ...

    Article last updated 10/09/2017 - 2:42pm.

  9. Retired MDS Patient Living Life to the Fullest Since Transplant

    ... a five-day dose of decitabine (Dacogen®) and chemotherapy and also had the first of about 50 red blood cell ... transfusions.  During the first ten months of chemotherapy, I had a blood test almost every day. Because of the infection ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:43am.

  10. High-risk myelodysplastic syndromes: chemotherapy, transplantation, and beyond.

    Journal Title:  Curr Hematol Malig Rep Primary Author:  Gergis U Author(s):  ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.