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  1. ASCO Updates Platelet Transfusion Guideline Prophylaxis unnecessary for adults undergoing HSCT

    ... in 2015 by the AABB (formerly the American Association of Blood Banks) and the International Collaboration for Transfusion Medicine ... immunoprophylaxis - Leukoreduction of platelet and red blood cell products to reduce the risk of alloantibody-mediated ...

    Research Article last updated 12/06/2017 - 11:23am.

  2. Increasing the effectiveness of hematopoiesis in myelodysplastic syndromes: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and transforming growth factor-β superfamily inhibitors

    ... quality of life, as well as iron overload due to red blood cell transfusion support. To promote proliferation and differentiation of ...

    Research Article last updated 10/23/2017 - 11:08am.

  3. Lenalidomide: Myelodysplastic syndromes with del(5q) and beyond

    ... sensitive to lenalidomide for the treatment of red blood cell transfusion -dependent anemia . Although lenalidomide has ...

    Research Article last updated 10/23/2017 - 10:58am.

  4. Early treatment initiation in lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes produces an earlier and higher rate of transfusion independence

    ... resulting in refractory cytopenias. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions can improve anemia ; however, prolonged ...

    Research Article last updated 09/13/2017 - 8:58am.

  5. Luspatercept for the treatment of anaemia in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (PACE-MDS): a multicentre, open-label phase 2 dose-finding study with long-term extension study

    ... chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia ( white blood cell count <13 000/μL), and had anaemia with or without red blood cell transfusion support. Enrolled patients were classified as ...

    Research Article last updated 09/18/2017 - 1:38pm.

  6. Increasing the effectiveness of hematopoiesis in myelodysplastic syndromes: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and transforming growth factor-β superfamily inhibitors

    ... quality of life, as well as iron overload due to red blood cell transfusion support. To promote proliferation and differentiation of ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2017 - 10:10am.

  7. Lenalidomide: Myelodysplastic syndromes with del(5q) and beyond

    ... sensitive to lenalidomide for the treatment of red blood cell transfusion -dependent anemia . Although lenalidomide has ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2017 - 9:54am.

  8. Jill Minden’s Encounter with Aplastic Anemia

    ... doctor told me to go to the hospital right away because my blood counts were extremely low. I had no idea what that meant at the time, and ... my boyfriend, T.J., had turned into hospitals, weekly red blood cell and platelet transfusions, and lots of fear. I was ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/05/2017 - 10:57am.

  9. Gouldsmith Family Pulls Together for Gabby

    ... shins. She also had a persistent ear infection and I noticed red dots ( petechiae ) on her shoulders. I’m a nurse and work for a ... risking of further infection. Tests and the usual blood work were completed and results came back showing severe pancytopenia ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 07/06/2017 - 9:40am.

  10. Denise Beauchemin - My Life is Making a Difference

    ... it was serious and even thought it could be leukemia. Blood tests were done, and when my doctor saw the results he called and told me ... for transfusions. Over the course of the next few weeks my red cells and platelets began to respond. By the end of May, I had my last red ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/12/2017 - 7:12am.