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  1. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ Naive T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts From HLA-Matched Related and Unrelated Donors for Prevention of GVHD

    ... chronic myelogenous leukemia undergoing donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant . Giving chemotherapy and total-body ... may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 2:55pm.

  2. Myeloablative Unrelated Donor Cord Blood Transplantation With T-Cell Depleted Haplo-identical Peripheral Blood Stem Cells for Patients With High Risk Hematological Malignancies

    ... purpose of this study is to find out whether the addition of blood stem cells from a close family member, when added to two units of ... with life-threatening cytopenia (s), and/or red blood cell or platelet transfusion dependence, or patients with ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:33pm.

  3. Conditioning Regimen and the Transplantation of Unrelated Donor Umbilical Cord Blood in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies.

    ... and radiation at reduced doses followed by a cord blood transplant are at treating cancer. The stem cells chosen for the ... score with life threatening cytopenia (s), including red cell or platelet transfusion dependence. Receipt of at least ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:51pm.

  4. Growth Factors

    ... factors cause your bone marrow to produce more blood cells. They may be helpful for some patients, but they do not replace immunosuppressive therapy. Red cell growth factor is called erythropoietin or EPO for ...

    Page last updated 11/13/2014 - 9:34am.

  5. FAQs

    ... anemia happens when your bone marrow stops making enough blood-forming stem cells . Most experts believe aplastic anemia occurs ... ) is a rare and serous blood disease that causes your red blood cells to break apart. PNH occurs because of a genetic change to some ...

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

  6. PNH - Basics

    ... Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria ( PNH ) is a rare blood disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. Doctors call this breaking apart " hemolysis ...

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

  7. Total Marrow Irradiation for Refractory Acute Leukemia

    ... and total marrow irradiation before a donor umbilical cord blood or hematopoietic stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of ... may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted ...

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

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

    ... in the Hematology Branch of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of ... counts in some patients, but also improve white and red blood cell counts. This was a surprising finding, as the drug was ...

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

  9. Transplantation


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

  10. Supportive Care

    ... is not a cure. This approach includes the use of: Blood transfusions Iron chelation therapy to treat iron ... treatment can work. Aplastic anemia patients may get red blood cell transfusions or platelet transfusions. Iron ...

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