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  1. Response-Based Chemotherapy in Treating Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome in Younger Patients With Down Syndrome

    ... This phase III trial studies response-based chemotherapy in treating newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia ... in younger patients with Down syndrome. Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 1:25pm.

  2. Eltrombopag Olamine in Improving Platelet Recovery in Older Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Undergoing Chemotherapy

    ... induction (the first treatment given for a disease) chemotherapy . Platelet counts recover more slowly in older patients, ... olamine may cause the body to make platelets after chemotherapy. Status:  ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/03/2016 - 11:56am.

  3. Brittany Springer – Aplastic Anemia Patient “Just Focused on Beating It”

    ... place. I had long hair and I donated it before I began chemotherapy .     Nothing could prepare me for the effect the chemotherapy would have on me physically or mentally.  The physical effects I ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:29pm.

  4. More is better: Combination therapies for myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... histone deacetylase inhibitors, growth factors, and chemotherapy among others. In this paper we review the current literature ...

    Research Article last updated 03/03/2015 - 2:41pm.

  5. Genetic and epigenetic pathways in myelodysplastic syndromes: A brief overview

    ... syndromes such as Fanconi anemia and receipt of chemotherapy and radiation treatment. In recent years a significant ...

    Research Article last updated 01/20/2015 - 12:59pm.

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

    ... to investigate the safety and efficacy of risk-adjusted chemotherapy -based cytoreductive regimen plus a CD34+ selected T-cell ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 8:44am.

  7. Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome Before Donor Stem Cell Transplant (ICT-HCT)

    ... before donor stem cell transplant . Giving chemotherapy before a donor stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 9:41am.

  8. Resources to Help

    ... to helping patients afford their co-payments for chemotherapy and targeted treatment drugs. Offers co-pay assistance for ...

    Topic section last updated 09/28/2017 - 11:58am.

  9. Conditioning Regimen and the Transplantation of Unrelated Donor Umbilical Cord Blood in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies.

    ... way of doing a donor transplant is to give high doses of chemotherapy and radiation before giving the stem cells . However, high doses of chemotherapy and radiation can have serious side-effects. The doctors think ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:51pm.

  10. Rasha Iqbal's Transplant Experience Amplifies Her Desire for Research Career

    ... mother and I headed to Duke where I received intensive chemotherapy followed by bone marrow harvested from my loving brother. I ... Still, I had many struggles due to the months of not eating, chemotherapy, immunosuppressive medication, and inadequate exercise as both my ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 11/13/2015 - 11:27am.