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  1. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

    ... (CLL) is a type of cancer that involves certain white blood cells (lymphocytes) that develop in the bone marrow and lymph ... cells, which can cause the marrow to produce fewer red cells, white cells and platelets with these results: A low number of ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:18pm.

  2. 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.

  3. Kathryn (Kate) Bauer, Retired MDS Patient Living Life to the Fullest Since Transplant

    ... and just having fun. Then, in August 2009, I had a blood test and it showed something was off with my white and red blood cells. I had a repeat blood test in September and it improved ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 07/23/2015 - 9:38am.

  4. 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.

  5. Andrew Dancis, MD

    ... to progress to leukemia. A characteristic finding in blood cell precursors of some individuals with myelodysplasia is the ringed ... with ringed sideroblasts.  Ringed sideroblasts are red blood cell precursors in the bone marrow that fail to develop normally ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 09/17/2015 - 9:07am.

  6. Clofarabine and Melphalan Before Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Myelodysplasia or Acute Leukemia in Remission

    ... may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Giving clofarabine and melphalan ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/03/2016 - 11:55am.

  7. Donor Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant in Treating Patients With Hematologic Cancer

    ... This phase II trial is studying how well umbilical cord blood transplant from a donor works in treating patients with hematological ... 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 - 1:52pm.

  8. Safety and Effect of GL-ONC1 Administered IV With or Without Eculizumab Prior to Surgery to Patients With Solid Organ Cancers Undergoing Surgery

    ... ); Hemoglobin ≥ 9.0 g/dL(with or without red blood cell (RBC) transfusion); Serum creatinine ≤ 1.5 × upper limit ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 1:57pm.

  9. 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.

  10. Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome Before Donor Stem Cell Transplant (ICT-HCT)

    ... of cancer cells in the bone marrow , including normal blood-forming cells ( stem cells ) and cancer cells, and may prevent ... they may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 9:41am.