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  1. AAMDSIF Salutes Its Volunteers During National Volunteer Week!

    ... (MAB) This outstanding group of over 20 medical and research professionals are leaders in their fields. Their scientific guidance ... we can provide. Patient Advisory Council on Clinical Trials (PACCT+) This recently formed council is made of almost 20 ...

    Article last updated 04/18/2017 - 1:28pm.

  2. Denise Beauchemin - My Life is Making a Difference

    ... I wanted to see if I qualified for any of their research studies. After the conference, I was back in the hospital for a third ... to NIH to be evaluated for admission to an eltrombopag clinical trial . There, after another bone marrow biopsy I was diagnosed ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/12/2017 - 7:12am.

  3. PACCT+ Patient Committee Holds First Meeting

    ... On September 24, the AAMDSIF Patient Advisory Council on Clinical Trials (PACCT+) members met in Arlington, Virginia for an orientation ... and the state of current bone marrow failure (BMF) research. PACCT+ is a two-year demonstration project to develop and test a ...

    Article last updated 01/23/2017 - 2:12pm.

  4. Comparison of clinical outcomes and prognostic utility of risk stratification tools in patients with therapy-related vs. de novo myelodysplastic syndromes: A report on behalf of the MDS clinical research consortium

    ... In conclusion, subsets of t-MDS patients with varying clinical outcomes can be identified using conventional risk stratification ...

    Research Article last updated 02/03/2017 - 10:09am.

  5. Overcoming age barrier to transplantation

    ... over age 50 due to potential complications, dramatic clinical advances have made it possible for older patients to benefit from ... and hematopoietic stem cell transplants. Decades of research, dedication, and hard work by the scientific community have provided ...

    Article last updated 04/03/2017 - 2:00pm.

  6. Advances in antiviral drug cuts infection post SCT

    ... the safety of donor stem cell transplants, a major clinical trial led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and ... and the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) in Orlando, Florida, February 22, 2017. The study, which ...

    Article last updated 02/23/2017 - 7:26am.

  7. Oncologists tell the backstory of informed consent

    ... the farce of informed consent only worsens in medical research. Before you can enroll in a clinical trial of a cancer drug, we’ll hand you a 25-page document that ...

    Article last updated 03/02/2017 - 10:03am.

  8. I Was Alone With MDS Until I Connected With Others on Social Media

    ... a tough winter with many upper respiratory infections. The research I did never suggested that my IGA immune deficiency would lead to ... effects than what I had with lenalidomide. They suggested clinical trials, but as it turned out there were no clinical trials I was ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/13/2017 - 1:57pm.

  9. Clinical Trial Basics

    ... Clinical trials offer hope for many people and an opportunity to help ... What is a clinical trial? A clinical trial is a research study that involves volunteers who participate in carefully conducted ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:58pm.

  10. Drug reduces acute GVHD in unrelated HSCTs

    ... acute GVHD is much more than we expected,” said Henig, a research fellow at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ann ... at data for relapse because vorinostat is used in many clinical trials now as an anti-cancer drug. The relapse rate in our short-term ...

    Article last updated 02/27/2017 - 1:45pm.