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  1. Medical Resources

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

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

  2. Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD)

    ... cell transplant (also called a bone marrow or peripheral blood or umbilical cord transplant) to cure the aplastic anemia , MDS, ... signs and symptoms include, but are not limited to: Red rash and itching Yellow tint to the skin or whites of the eyes ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:17pm.

  3. 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.

  4. Yttrium Y 90 Anti-CD45 Monoclonal Antibody BC8 Followed by Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With High-Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, or Myelodysplastic Syndrome

    ... and total-body irradiation (TBI) before a donor peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) or bone marrow transplant helps stop the growth ... they 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 04/28/2016 - 1:11pm.

  5. CD8+ Memory T-Cells as Consolidative Therapy After Donor Non-myeloablative Hematopoietic Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Leukemia or Lymphoma

    ... growth of cells in the bone marrow , including normal blood-forming cells ( stem cells ) and cancer cells. When the healthy ... they 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 04/29/2016 - 12:36pm.

  6. Myeloablative Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation in Hematological Diseases

    ... , and total-body irradiation before a donor umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells and ... they 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 04/28/2016 - 12:05pm.

  7. Yue Wei, Ph.D.

    ... or variation in the development of types of blood cells. In recent work that compared bone marrow of MDS and non MDS ... they could increase the number of erythroid or immature red blood cell colonies in samples of bone marrow from low risk MDS patients, through ...

    Bio last updated 03/11/2016 - 1:41pm.

  8. What to Expect Before, During, and After a Blood Transfusion

    Before a Blood Transfusion Before a blood transfusion, a technician or nurse ... outpatient clinics, or even the patient’s home. Red blood cell transfusions usually take up to four hours. Transfusions of ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:35pm.

  9. What is MDS? iPad App

    ... materials provide information about why MDS results in low blood counts, such as anemia (low red blood cell count), neutropenia (low white blood cell ...

    Page last updated 10/28/2015 - 2:31pm.

  10. 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 - 11:43am.