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  1. Anna Sobon

    ... illnesses and didn’t have hair because of the massive chemotherapy . “When I got back from Seattle, I went into counseling for ...

    "Like You" Patient Story last updated 07/19/2017 - 4:23pm.

  2. 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.

  3. Fludarabine Phosphate and Total Body Irradiation Followed by a Donor Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndromes or Myeloproliferative Disorders

    ... myeloproliferative disorders (MPD). Giving low doses of chemotherapy , such as fludarabine phosphate, and total-body irradiation ... transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. Giving chemotherapy or radiation therapy before or after transplant also stops the ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 2:45pm.

  4. Maintenance treatment with azacytidine for patients with high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) or acute myeloid leukaemia following MDS in complete remission after induction chemotherapy.

    ... syndromes in complete remission (CR) after induction chemotherapy . Sixty patients were enrolled and treated by standard induction chemotherapy. Patients that reached CR started maintenance therapy with ...

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

  5. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ Naive T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts From HLA-Matched Related and Unrelated Donors for Prevention of GVHD

    ... peripheral blood stem cell transplant . Giving chemotherapy and total-body irradiation before a donor peripheral blood ... RAEB-2) (if the patient has received previous induction chemotherapy within 60 days) Chronic myelogenous leukemia with a ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 2:55pm.

  6. Treatment of Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes After Failure of Hypomethylating Agents

    ... use of HMAs, add-back strategies, other palliative chemotherapy options, and provide an overview for several promising ...

    Research Article last updated 09/29/2015 - 2:12pm.

  7. 8-Chloro-Adenosine in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    ... previous treatment ( refractory ). Drugs used in chemotherapy , such as 8-chloro-adenosine, work in different ways to stop ... who have failed hypomethylating agent or induction chemotherapy Patients who have relapsed after allogeneic hematopoietic ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/23/2016 - 3:25pm.

  8. Transplants in Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... of de novo but also of secondary forms after prior chemotherapy or radiotherapy, respectively, is anticipated within the next ...

    Research Article last updated 01/20/2015 - 1:10pm.

  9. MDS - Treatment (OLD)

    ... can lower your body's immune response Chemotherapy , using drugs that kill abnormal cells Bone marrow ... Chemotherapy The risk of developing ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:01pm.

  10. Jill Whitney – Since my diagnosis, my mission has been to fight back

    ... not even recovered from my transplant and was now facing chemotherapy . I began receiving azacitidine (Vidaza®), but my ... of my stem cell transplant (re-birthday). I tolerate chemotherapy pretty well now and take medication to mitigate the side effects. ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/26/2015 - 9:29am.