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  1. Combined Bone Marrow and Renal Transplantation for Hematologic Disorders With End Stage Renal Disease

    ... lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in first complete remission Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) in chronic phase with tyrosine kinase ... syndrome). Pregnancy or uncontrolled serious medical illness not related to underlying myeloma. Cardiac ejection fraction < 40% ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 3:04pm.

  2. Sexuality and Intimacy

    ... Failure Disease on Sexuality and Intimacy? A medical illness can present emotional challenges concerning lifestyle, independence and ... Can Affect Sexuality and Intimacy Anemia :  Chronic fatigue, shortness of breath, chest pain Neutropenia : ...

    Page last updated 05/02/2016 - 10:09am.

  3. Interviews with the Experts Emotional Stress: Advice for Patients

    ... Others may feel confused, centering on “what does this illness mean?” -- primarily because it’s a rare disease that is unknown to ... can be excellent ways to handle the stress of a chronic illness .  Patients need to experiment and fi nd what works best ...

    Interview last updated 07/30/2014 - 11:02am.

  4. CD34+ Stem Cell Selection for Patients Receiving Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation for Non-Malignant Disease

    ... authorized guardian must be fully informed about their illness and the investigational nature of the study protocol (including ... cell transplant in order to decrease the risk of acute and chronic graft versus host disease (GVHD). ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/13/2016 - 2:06pm.

  5. FAQs

    ... What are the treatments for PNH? PNH is considered chronic. That means it lasts for a long time. The only known cure is a bone ... trials to improve the comfort of people with chronic illness Prevention trials to look for better ways to prevent disease in ...

    Topic section last updated 03/02/2016 - 11:42am.

  6. Azacitidine in Patients Undergoing Matched Unrelated Stem Cell Transplantation

    ... by the International Prognostic Scoring System Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) in accelerated or second chronic phase ... of GvHD or GvL. Must not have uncontrolled intercurrent illness including ongoing or active infection, symptomatic congestive heart ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/02/2016 - 2:07pm.

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

    ... high risk include pre-existing conditions such as a chronic disease affecting kidneys, liver, lungs, or heart or previous failed ... virus (HIV) seropositivity Severe psychological illness such as major psychosis (e.g. schizophrenia), major bipolar depression, ...

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

  8. Advice for Family Caregivers

    ... by bonds of affection. They are affected by the needs and illness of their loved one and offer support in ways other than on-site ... affect the immune system, placing caregivers at risk for chronic illness , insomnia, anxiety, and depression. Don’t deny or ignore ...

    Interview last updated 09/30/2014 - 11:32am.

  9. Nonmyeloablative Haploidentical Transplant Followed by MLN9708

    ... ≥ 70% One of the following high-risk malignancies: Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (chronic phase, resistant and/or intolerant to ... Patients who have any debilitating medical or psychiatric illness which would preclude their giving informed consent or their receiving ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:05pm.

  10. Intra-Osseous Co-Transplant of UCB and hMSC

    ... (including non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia) meeting the following criteria: Disease ... fraction < 35% Patients with uncontrolled inter-current illness including, but not limited to ongoing or active infection, symptomatic ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/02/2016 - 11:15am.