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  1. Blood Transfusions

    Page last updated 11/19/2014 - 2:46pm.

  2. Treatments

    ... that can cause your bone marrow to make more red blood cells. This can improve anemia . Androgens are sometimes used to ...

    Topic section last updated 05/04/2016 - 1:52pm.

  3. Diagnosis

    ... Blood Tests for PNH When you have anemia caused by the destruction of red blood cells, doctors call this hemolytic anemia. There are several blood ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:04pm.

  4. Blood Transfusions: Everything You Need To Know

    ... Blood transfusions are a safe and common procedure that are used to treat blood ... whole blood (with plasma ), and sometimes as packed red blood cells? What does it mean for a patient to be alloimmunized? Is ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  5. Blood Transfusions: Everything You Need To Know

    ... Blood transfusions are a safe and common procedure that are used to treat blood ... whole blood (with plasma ), and sometimes as packed red blood cells? What does it mean for a patient to be alloimmunized? ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  6. Growth Factors in Aplastic Anemia, MDS, and PNH: Current Thinking on their Use, Risks, and Benefits

    ... signal your bone marrow to make more of certain types of blood cells. Man-made growth factors may be given to some people with bone marrow failure diseases to help increase red blood cell , white blood cell , or platelet counts. ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  7. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts for the Prevention of GVHD in Children

    ... how well T cell depleted donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant works in preventing graft-versus-host disease in ... may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/13/2016 - 2:29pm.

  8. Myeloablative Unrelated Donor Cord Blood Transplantation With T-Cell Depleted Haplo-identical Peripheral Blood Stem Cells for Patients With High Risk Hematological Malignancies

    ... purpose of this study is to find out whether the addition of blood stem cells from a close family member, when added to two units of ... with life-threatening cytopenia (s), and/or red blood cell or platelet transfusion dependence, or patients with ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:33pm.

  9. Diagnosis

    ... To understand what is causing your symptoms and low blood counts, your doctor will take a detailed medical history. Your doctor may ... are in your blood sample. If the CBC shows a low number of red blood cells, white blood cells or platelets, your doctor may also do a ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:35pm.

  10. Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With High Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    ... doses of chemotherapy before a donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. It may ... and AAAB guidelines DONOR: Donor and intended recipient red cell type and compatibility will be determined DONOR: Donors will be ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/13/2016 - 3:31pm.