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  1. Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD)

    ... with stem cells gathered from peripheral blood, rather than bone marrow or cord blood Most cases of GVHD are mild or moderate and resolve over ...

    Topic section last updated 04/30/2018 - 4:28pm.

  2. San Diego Family Takes Action for Awareness

    ... He had to be hospitalized, which is when he got his first blood test in years. The doctor noted that his blood counts were low and, while ... found, so he was to have a stem cell transplant from cord blood {ADD statement about difference of cord blood and matched donor). ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 9:33am.

  3. In Treatment at NIH

    ... as part of a new clinical trial testing the use of cord-blood stem cells with half-matched stem cells from his brother, Isaiah. ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:15am.

  4. Resources to Help

    ... out about current financial assistance programs for eligible blood cancer patients.  Financial assistance may provide help for travel and ... for all patients to receive bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant when needed. Patient Advocate Foundation/ ...

    Topic section last updated 02/22/2018 - 9:51am.

  5. Stem Cell Transplantation: What Happens Behind the Scenes?

    ... and from this, I can identify unrelated matched donors or cord blood units for the recipient. Here at NIH, I work with other transplant ...

    Interview last updated 01/18/2018 - 1:28pm.

  6. AAMDSIF Letter Supporting HR 4215, The Patient Access to Cellular Transplant Act

    ... Medicare would remiburse stem cell, bone marrow , and cord blood transplants at the same rate as other transplants.     ...

    Article last updated 01/11/2018 - 12:51pm.

  7. Optimizing Cord Blood and Haploidentical Aplastic Anemia Transplantation (BMT CTN 1502) (CHAMP)

    ... parallel phase II study with one arm receiving unrelated cord blood transplantation and the other arm receiving haploidentical ... be abandoned if the clinical situation dictates an urgent transplant in the best medical judgment of the treating provider. The ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 12/19/2017 - 7:55am.

  8. First-in Human Clinical Transplant Trial for Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... used. There was concurrent interest in using unrelated cord blood transplants and in using half-matched (haploidentical) donors for this ...

    Interview last updated 10/04/2017 - 1:36pm.

  9. Resources to Help

    ... for all patients to receive bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant when needed. Patient Advocate Foundation/ Equal ...

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

  10. New study on SCT therapy for SAA, MDS patients

    ... Article Link:  Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant Study Begins for Aplastic Anemia and Hypoplastic MDS ...

    Article last updated 08/22/2017 - 9:41am.