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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Jeff Paccione: “Don’t worry, I’m not going anywhere.”

    ... were truly tested. His body was pumped with high dose chemotherapy , horse serum and other drugs in order to eradicate his immune ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/23/2017 - 10:40am.

  6. 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.

  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. 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.

  9. AAMDSIF Summer Fellowship Grant Program

    ... I will test whether the amount of DNA breaks caused by chemotherapy in patient’s blood samples predicts who will respond to ... This could serve as an early marker of who will respond to chemotherapy and could be used in future clinical trials to monitor patients ...

    Page last updated 05/17/2017 - 1:29pm.

  10. 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.