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  1. Haploidentical Hematopoietic Cell Transplant with Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts in Older Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome

    ... Journal Title:  Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation ... anesthesia during harvest. However, the use of mobilized peripheral blood stem cells (PBSCs) may be desirable, especially with ...

    Research Article last updated 11/14/2017 - 10:09am.

  2. Patient Trusts Her Instincts in Finding the Right Treatment

    ... classes.   But I did get a cancer diagnosis -- a rare blood cancer called MDS (myelodysplastic syndrome). Specifically, it was the ... collection process, members of the treatment team inserted a peripheral line in both arms. They drew blood from the left arm through an ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2018 - 11:01am.

  3. Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD)

    ... Patients transplanted with stem cells gathered from peripheral blood, rather than bone marrow or cord blood Most cases of GVHD ...

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

  4. Non-myeloablative peripheral blood haploidentical stem cell transplantation for refractory severe aplastic anemia

    ... Journal Title:  Biol Blood Marrow Transplant Primary ... report our pilot findings with haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (haploHSCT) using uniform reduced-intensity ...

    Research Article last updated 08/04/2014 - 8:20am.

  5. Bone marrow versus peripheral blood sibling transplants in acquired aplastic anemia: survival advantage for marrow in all age groups.

    ... Bone marrow has been shown to be superior to peripheral blood, as a stem cell source, in young patients (<20 years of age) with ...

    Research Article last updated 06/15/2012 - 3:04pm.

  6. Drug reduces acute GVHD in unrelated HSCTs

    ... Estimated overall survival at 1 year was 76%. Blood samples from study subjects were obtained at day 30 to perform ... histone (H3) levels were significantly higher at day 30 in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from vorinostat-treated patients  compared ...

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

  7. Syngeneic transplantation in aplastic anemia: pretransplant conditioning and peripheral blood are associated with improved engraftment - an observational study on behalf of the Severe Aplastic Anemia and Pediatric Diseases Working Parties of the European

    ... for aplastic anemia reported to the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Between 1976 and 2009, 88 patients received ... with conditioning and anti-thymocyte globulin as well as peripheral blood stem cells performed in later years. Ten year overall ...

    Research Article last updated 08/05/2013 - 9:44am.

  8. Major news in BMT with half-match donors

    ... stem cell transplant that uses genetically engineered blood cells from a family member, announced researchers at UT Southwestern ... evaluating patients with blood cell cancers who have a peripheral blood stem cell transplant from a partially matched relative. ...

    Article last updated 06/14/2016 - 3:02pm.

  9. Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria: a retrospective single-center study

    ... ), and the source of stem cells was peripheral blood of the donors. Mean age at transplant was 27.46 years, and mean time to ...

    Research Article last updated 11/02/2016 - 10:41am.

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

    ... from this, I can identify unrelated matched donors or cord blood units for the recipient. Here at NIH, I work with other transplant ... marrow space itself (under anesthesia in an OR), from the peripheral blood, or from donated umbilical cord blood.  The source of these ...

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