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  1. FAQs

    ... include blood transfusions and antibiotics, and may include growth factors or iron chelation for some patients. Immunosuppressive ... bone marrow to produce more blood cells. Red cell growth factor is most commonly used in bone marrow failure patients. It is called ...

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

  2. Eltrombopag: Recent Discoveries on Potential New Applications for Aplastic Anemia

    ... failure syndromes and the use of eltrombopag, a blood growth factor to treat aplastic anemia. She receives research funding support from ...

    Interview last updated 02/14/2014 - 2:01pm.

  3. Filgrastim, Cladribine, Cytarabine, and Mitoxantrone Hydrochloride in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed or Relapsed/Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia or High-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... hydrochloride, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from ... Methionyl Human Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor rG-CSF Tbo-filgrastim Tevagrastim Other: Laboratory Biomarker ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 1:17pm.

  4. Total Marrow Irradiation for Refractory Acute Leukemia

    ... or hematopoietic stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. It may also stop the patient's immune system from ... Biological: Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor 5 mcg/kg/day intravenous or subcutaneous based on body weight ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:22am.

  5. Infections in myelodysplastic syndromes: a review

    ... of WBC) is considered to be the most important predisposing factor to infections, several other immune defects involving B cells, T cells ... counts have been tried in neutropenic MDS patients with growth factors such as G-CSF or GM-CSF with results inconclusive at best. G-CSF ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:28am.

  6. Immunosuppression and Stem Cell Transplantation – How Are These Treatments Chosen?

    ... in stimulating blood cell production. Eltrombopag is a growth factor , which was originally developed to treat immune thrombocytopenic ...

    Interview last updated 07/15/2015 - 10:19am.

  7. PNH - Basics

    ... of mature PNH red blood cells. Some doctors believe this growth happens because people with PNH have bone marrow that is weaker than ... Having aplastic anemia is the only known risk factor for developing PNH. More than 10 out of every 100 people with aplastic ...

    Topic section last updated 04/05/2016 - 4:02pm.

  8. Veteran Patients

    ... tests on U.S. domestic military bases or to control unwanted growth in National Forests. However, details about domestic use have been ... a true increase of the disease in people exposed to a risk factor compared to unexposed people. Men and women who were 22 years old in ...

    Topic section last updated 03/25/2016 - 11:56am.

  9. Transplantation


    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:45pm.

  10. Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation

    ... stem cells (PBSC) – The donor is given a white cell growth factor that increases the production of white blood cells and also ...

    Page last updated 09/30/2014 - 11:47am.