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  1. Marrow protein may be key to SCT success

    ... hematopoetic stem cells , the precursors to every blood cell type. These cells spring into action following bone marrow ... Tatyana Grinenko of TU-Dresden; Torsten Tonn of the German Red Cross Blood Donation Service in Dresden; and Marianna Di Scala and Andrés ...

    Article last updated 08/29/2017 - 11:18am.

  2. Standardized High-Sensitivity Flow Cytometry Testing for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria in Children with Acquired Bone Marrow Failure Disorders: A Single Center U.S. Study

    ... and CD235a/CD59 panels were used for white blood cell and red blood cell testing, respectively. RESULTS: Thirty seven patients ...

    Research Article last updated 06/26/2017 - 9:22am.

  3. 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.

  4. Research in making blood stem cells in the lab advances

    ... Approaching a decades-old goal: Making blood stem cells from patients' own cells Article ... bone marrow and blood circulation. These included red blood cell precursors, myeloid cells (precursors of monocytes, ...

    Article last updated 05/18/2017 - 7:18am.

  5. What are supportive therapies, also called supportive care?

    ... supportive care includes the following: Blood transfusions to raise blood cell counts Antibiotics to treat ... iron overload , a side effect of having many red blood cell       transfusions Growth factors that are ...

    FAQ last updated 11/14/2017 - 2:29pm.

  6. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)

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

    Page last updated 09/30/2017 - 11:34am.

  7. Resources to Help

    ... all patients to receive bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant when needed. Patient Advocate Foundation/ Equal ... Nocturna Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Raras (CIBERER) Feder Foundation: Spanish ...

    Topic section last updated 11/15/2017 - 2:31pm.

  8. Red Blood Cell Transfusion Dependency and Hyperferritinemia Are Associated with Impaired Survival in Patients Diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Results from the First Polish MDS-PALG Registry

    ... analysis of the relationship of SF concentration with red blood cell transfusion dependency, survival and transformation to acute ...

    Research Article last updated 10/06/2016 - 1:01pm.

  9. South African Girl with PRCA Gets German Match

    ... rare bone marrow failure condition known as pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) . Her bone marrow has gone on strike and she’s not making red blood cells. What caused it remains a mystery, which has stumped doctors from ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 03/06/2017 - 3:22pm.

  10. Jane Massey’s Story

    ... oncologist every month due to my treatment and she ran blood work every time. My numbers had been a little off for some time prior but ... in my hemoglobin , hematocrit , and my red and white blood cell count. She ran several tests, and I had a ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/11/2017 - 7:29am.