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  1. Acute leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes with chromosomal rearrangement involving 11q23 locus, but not MLL gene

    ... Five of six patients with acute leukaemia had received chemotherapy and detection of 11q23 translocation occurred at time of ...

    Research Article last updated 09/19/2016 - 11:12am.

  2. Nurses’ Live Surprise for Robin Roberts

    ... feeling of isolation she experienced while going through chemotherapy , telling the story that she shared on Harry. "Before my ... I had to have my immune system completely wiped out with chemotherapy," she wrote. "I went into the hospital thinking that I was going ...

    Article last updated 10/31/2016 - 7:24am.

  3. Brotherly love comes with a BMT match

    ... the transplant, Connor will have to undergo high-dose chemotherapy to kill the cells in the bone marrow. He didn’t have to ...

    Article last updated 06/14/2016 - 11:52am.

  4. Outpatient Induction Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Advanced Myelodysplastic Syndrome

    ... trial studies the feasibility of having induction chemotherapy in an outpatient setting. Patients with acute leukemia (AML) ... will be examined. Treating eligible patients with induction chemotherapy in an outpatient setting may save in healthcare cost and improve a ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 9:49am.

  5. Kimberly Woudenberg – Knowing What it Takes

    ... “ Walking into a chemotherapy room is not an easy thing to do, even if you know that it is ... office every two weeks and I loathed having to walk into the chemotherapy room. I always picked a chair that was the farthest away from ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/18/2015 - 2:57pm.

  6. Allogeneic stem cell transplantation in myelodysplastic syndromes: does pretransplant clonal burden matter?

    ... with pretransplant therapy such as intensive induction chemotherapy or hypomethylating agent treatment. Randomized data are ...

    Research Article last updated 04/29/2016 - 10:22am.

  7. How Much Do You Want to Know About Your Cancer?

    ... of being alive in five or 10 years; likelihood that chemotherapy will work; and even how long it might work. We will try to put ...

    Article last updated 06/07/2016 - 3:16pm.

  8. Donor Stem Cell Transplant With No or Low-Intensity Chemotherapy Using Sirolimus and Treated Immune Cells to Treat Blood and Lymph Cancers

    ... may follow these transplants because of the high-dose chemotherapy and radiation that accompany the procedure. Also, donated ... and skin. To reduce toxicity of high-dose preparative chemotherapy, this study performs allogeneic transplant after low doses of ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 11:28am.

  9. Total Marrow and Lymphoid Irradiation and Chemotherapy Before Donor Transplant in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Acute Leukemia

    ... and lymphoid irradiation when given together with chemotherapy before donor stem cell transplant in treating patients ... to the whole body. Stem cell transplants use high doses of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, such as total marrow and lymphoid ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 12:58pm.

  10. Pomalidomide After Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia or High-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome

    ... effects and best dose of pomalidomide after combination chemotherapy in treating patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid ... or high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cytarabine, daunorubicin hydrochloride, and etoposide, ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 9:58am.