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  1. Therapies

    ... Iron Chelation Iron ... treatment used when you have a condition called iron overload . Iron overload means you have too much iron in your body. This can ...

    Page last updated 03/18/2016 - 11:26am.

  2. Pilot Study to Assess Hematologic Response in Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia or High Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes Undergoing Monotherapy With Exjade (Deferasirox)

    ... in patients with AML and high risk MDS and chronic iron overload from blood transfusions. Deferasirox has been developed as ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 2:40pm.

  3. Initial transfusion dependence predicts survival in myelodysplastic syndrome

    ... for example due to immunization against donor cells or iron overload from transfused red cells. The group of R.A. Wells at the ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:17am.

  4. Treatments

    ... Iron Chelation Iron ... treatment used when you have a condition called iron overload . Iron overload means you have too much iron in your body. This can ...

    Topic section last updated 03/30/2016 - 3:13pm.

  5. Diagnosis

    ... a pharmaceutical form of EPO if yours is low. Iron level If you have anemia, your doctor may also check the level of ... you have too much iron in your body. This is called iron overload . It can be caused by genetic conditions, or from getting lots of ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:35pm.

  6. Deferiprone

    ... in the U.S. are studying deferiprone for treating iron overload in patients with thalassemia. Deferiprone binds with iron in the ...

    Drug last updated 03/24/2016 - 12:32pm.

  7. Deferasirox

    ... which is dissolved in juice or water and taken by mouth. Iron build-up can occur in patients who get a lot of red blood cell ... disease patients are at risk for developing iron overload if they have had more than 20 units of packed red blood cells. ...

    Drug last updated 04/01/2016 - 12:28pm.

  8. Diagnosis

    ... progress and refine treatment plans accordingly.    Iron level If you have anemia , your doctor may also check the ... you have too much iron in your body. This is called iron overload . It can be caused by genetic conditions, or from getting lots of ...

    Topic section last updated 03/13/2016 - 8:37pm.

  9. Supportive Care

    ... includes the use of: Blood transfusions Iron chelation therapy to treat iron overload Growth factors Antibiotics Blood transfusions ...

    Page last updated 08/29/2013 - 4:20pm.

  10. Incidence and Burden of the Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... patients with MDS.  Frequent transfusions can result in iron overload , which can increase risk of heart problems, diabetes, breathing ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:11am.