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  1. Extended Dosing With Eltrombopag for Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... Severe aplastic anemia (SAA) is a life-threatening blood disease that can be successfully treated with immunosuppressive drug ... and they require regular platelet and/or red blood cell transfusions, which are expensive and inconvenient, Patients ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/26/2016 - 9:36am.

  2. 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.

  3. Safety and Effect of GL-ONC1 Administered IV With or Without Eculizumab Prior to Surgery to Patients With Solid Organ Cancers Undergoing Surgery

    ... ); Hemoglobin ≥ 9.0 g/dL(with or without red blood cell (RBC) transfusion); Serum creatinine ≤ 1.5 × upper limit ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 1:57pm.

  4. Heather Putney’s Trials (and Travels) with Aplastic Anemia

    ... to the gynecologist and a painless bruise led to a complete blood count draw, which showed markedly low platelets and hematocrit . ... Within two months, I was transfusion dependent for both red blood cells and platelets. In June, I was admitted for an allogenic bone ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 08/15/2016 - 8:42am.

  5. HSCT for Patients With Fanconi Anemia Using Risk-Adjusted Chemotherapy (RAFA)

    ... dependence* ANC <1000 x 109/L Hgb <8 gm/dl or red cell transfusion dependence* Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) ... filgrastim neupogen Biological: Peripheral blood stem cell The source of stem cells for all patients will be ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/09/2016 - 3:19pm.

  6. Palifermin With Leuprolide Acetate for the Promotion of Immune Recovery Following Total Body Irradiation Based T-Cell Depleted Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

    ... recover faster following a stem cell transplant . Blood stem cells are very young blood cells that grow in the body to become red or white blood cells or platelets. The transplant uses stem cells in the ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:11pm.

  7. Duane Draper builds supportive community to help him with MDS and bone marrow transplant

    ... during a  physical, his physician did some routine blood work and discovered that all three of his blood counts were low. ... transfusion as well. Procrit shots increased his red blood cell production while he explored his options for treatment. ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/09/2014 - 10:02am.

  8. Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Severe Aplastic Anemia and Other Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes Using G-CSF Mobilized CD34+ Selected Hematopoietic Precursor Cells Co-Infused With a Reduced Dose of Non-Mobilized Donor T-cells

    ... compared to filgrastim (G-CSF) mobilized peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) transplants, BM allografts have lower CD34+ progenitor ... 2) Severe aplastic anemia (SAA) or pure red cell aplasia (PRCA [acquired or congenital]) associated with transfusion ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 2:40pm.

  9. MDS Drug Therapy

    ... had some positive response to treatment, meaning that blood counts went up. The percentage of patients still surviving after two ... fewer transfusions Were more likely to have improved red blood cell counts Experienced a delay in MDS progressing to ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:26pm.

  10. Medical Resources

    ... an expert to find an answer. Blood and Transplant Information Understanding your ... & cellular therapies worldwide. American Red Cross (800) 733-2767 Asians for Miracle Marrow ...

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