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  1. Iron Chelation

    ... Basics Red blood cells contain iron. Each time you get a red blood cell transfusion ...

    Topic section last updated 06/23/2016 - 3:56pm.

  2. Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

    ... because the bone marrow cells do not develop into mature blood cells. Instead, these blood cells stay within the bone marrow in an ... What are the 3 Basic Types of Blood Cells? Red blood cells (RBCs) are also called erythrocytes. They make up almost half ...

    Page last updated 02/27/2017 - 7:36am.

  3. Symptoms

    ... Low Red Blood Cell Counts A low red blood cell ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:34pm.

  4. Symptoms

    ... Low Red Blood Cell Counts A low red blood cell ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:00pm.

  5. Growth Factors

    ... Red Cell Growth Factor Red cell growth ... marrow failure diseases to reduce the need for red blood cell transfusions. There are two types of man-made EPO: ...

    Topic section last updated 04/06/2016 - 12:37pm.

  6. Types of Blood Transfusions

    The parts of blood used in a transfusion depend on why the patient needs the transfusion. ... bone marrow failure disease patients are: Red blood cell transfusion Platelet transfusion More ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:34pm.

  7. Types

    ... blasts in the bone marrow and the peripheral blood. It is now used less frequently than the WHO classification, but is ... RA (Refractory Anemia ) – Low red blood cell count that can’t be treated with iron or vitamins ...

    Topic section last updated 11/14/2016 - 1:11pm.

  8. Anastasios Karadimitris, MD, PhD

    ... (HSC). This is compounded by exquisite sensitivity of red blood cells to the destructive effect of a complex molecular machine called ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 03/07/2017 - 9:50am.

  9. MDS - Treatment (OLD)

    ... mature Increase the number of healthy cells in your blood Kill abnormal bone marrow cells  Reduce the number of blasts ... This type of care includes: Blood transfusions (red blood cells and platelets) Iron chelation to treat iron overload ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:01pm.

  10. Clinical Utility of Lenalidomide in the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... genes that are important for erythropoiesis (production of red blood cells) and cell cycle regulation. Genes that are near this del(5q) region ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:12am.