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  1. FAQs

    ... counts go up you are less likely to need blood from a donor (transfusion), your quality of life becomes better and your symptoms are not as ... in the brand name Aranesp. White cell growth factors and platelet growth factors are also available and used in some patients ...

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

  2. Medical Resources

    ... An international association working to advance transfusion & cellular therapies worldwide. American Red ... Advocacy & support group for rare diseases. Platelet Disorder Support Association (888) 528-3538 ...

    Page last updated 08/20/2015 - 8:34am.

  3. 2013 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... the friend who sat by my side for my first blood transfusion and made me a charm bracelet to commemorate the occasion; my ... of aplastic anemia in March 2011. Receiving blood and platelet transfusions on a frequent basis, she did not want to give up on ...

    Page last updated 06/24/2015 - 10:22am.

  4. Interviews with the Experts Comorbidities: When Other Medical Conditions Affect MDS Treatment

    ... to coordinate that procedure with treatment cycles or with transfusion support in our infusion unit. Or, if it is a non-essential elective ... may be on anticoagulants (blood thinners), and if their platelet count is dropping due to MDS or MDS therapy, they’re at ...

    Interview last updated 11/17/2014 - 9:31am.

  5. Clinical Trials Report for January 2016

    ... by a requirement for red blood cell and platelet transfusions. Three different preparative regimens are included ... is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of imetelstat in transfusion dependent participants with low or intermediate-1 risk ...

    Page last updated 01/07/2016 - 10:57am.

  6. North American Pediatric Aplastic Anemia Consortium Symposium

    ... Supportive care, which encompasses blood production transfusion and the prophylaxis and treatment of infections, is an important ... while 78% of responders follow the same practice for platelet transfusions. However, the majority report that they would ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2013 - 4:06pm.