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  1. The diagnosis and treatment of aplastic anemia: a review

    ... to be a very good rescue strategy. Haploidentical donors/cord blood transplants or alternative immunosuppressive therapies, such as ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  2. MDS - Treatment (OLD)

    ... mature Increase the number of healthy cells in your blood Kill abnormal bone marrow cells  Reduce the number of blasts ... stem cells considered in some cases is frozen umbilical cord blood. Once you have a matched donor, steps will include: ...

    Topic section last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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 06/06/2018 - 10:03am.

  6. Outcomes after Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... Journal Title:  Biol Blood Marrow Transplant Primary ... allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation, umbilical cord blood transplantation (UCBT) has become an acceptable alternative donor ...

    Research Article last updated 03/22/2017 - 9:24am.

  7. 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.

  8. A Comparison of Outcomes for Cord Blood Transplant and Unrelated Bone Marrow Transplant in Adult Aplastic Anemia

    ... Journal Title:  Biol Blood Marrow Transplant Primary ... Earlier reports suggested that umbilical cord blood transplantation (UCBT) for aplastic anemia (AA) was feasible ...

    Research Article last updated 08/15/2016 - 1:06pm.

  9. 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.

  10. Study shows good results for older transplant patients

    ... has been increasing. According to Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) data, the number of allogeneic ... use of alternative stem cell sources, including umbilical cord blood and haploidentical donors. In 2013, our transplant program ...

    Article last updated 06/13/2017 - 9:33am.