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  1. It’s a Family Affair – the Andersons Pull Together to Create Awareness for Aplastic Anemia

    ... can help find a cure.  First, we set up an ongoing annual blood drive now in its sixth year that is facilitated by the American Red Cross. Apart from what happened to Liviya, I had a particular ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 02/13/2017 - 2:40pm.

  2. My Son's Aplastic Anemia -- A Mother's Account

    ... several platelet transfusions, as well as some red blood cell transfusions. Jamie had ATG treatment in April, 2014 and ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:21am.

  3. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Aplastic Anemia

    ... counts, and a smaller number of patients attain normal blood counts. Limitations of IST have included refractory disease, ... is finally performed. Iron overload from frequent red cell transfusions over a long term can increase transplant risk. We have ...

    Interview last updated 11/28/2016 - 2:58pm.

  4. My MDS Diagnosis and Progression of Treatment

    ... care with the assistance of the local oncologist.  I had 2 blood transfusions, in June and October. Currently, I am experiencing ... dosage. Unfortunately, this drug also lowers my red blood cell counts and my hemoglobin along with the platelets. I ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:19am.

  5. Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML)

    ... starts in the bone marrow and then moves to the blood. It happens when monocytes in the bone marrow begin to grow out of ... of other blood cells, resulting in: A low number of red blood cells ( anemia ) that can lead to feeling very tired, shortness ...

    Topic section last updated 12/16/2016 - 9:42am.

  6. What are the symptoms of low blood counts?

    ... like aplastic anemia , MDS and PNH are caused by low blood counts. The specific symptoms depend on which type of blood cell is ... at any point in the course of your illness. Low Red Blood Cell Count A low red blood cell count is called anemia. If ...

    FAQ last updated 04/28/2016 - 4:49pm.

  7. Pregnancy in Bone Marrow Failure Disease

    ... is premature birth. Other complications include the need for blood and platelet transfusions, anticoagulation with blood thinners, ... at New York University, specializing in the conditions of red cells, platelets and hematologic malignancies. She has been engaged in ...

    Interview last updated 01/13/2017 - 9:28am.

  8. Ron Duncan, Texas Walk Committee

    ... I last gave blood in December 2004.  When I went again in March 2005, I was informed that ... a transfusion. Eventually I was diagnosed with pure red cell aplasia, PRCA, a very rare condition where I don't make red blood ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/06/2017 - 10:52am.

  9. David Araten, MD

    ... by itself provide a very large percentage of the patient's blood cells. This clone has as its feature the presence of a mutation ... of her white cells and was detectable in a fraction of red blood cells that had retained their nucleus. By this analysis, we could ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 11/30/2016 - 10:51am.

  10. Iron Chelation Therapy

    ... body. This can be a problem for people who get lots of red blood cell transfusions. Red blood cells contain iron. Each time you get a ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:40pm.