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  1. My Son's Aplastic Anemia

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

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 9:57am.

  2. Feeling at home in the muddy water

    ... when I was no longer neutropenic (low number of white blood cells), we were out for lunch and I saw a sign for a yoga studio.  I ... that I get to be his mom. Today I feel good.  My red blood cell counts, white blood cell counts and platelets are ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:49am.

  3. Early treatment initiation in lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes produces an earlier and higher rate of transfusion independence

    ... resulting in refractory cytopenias. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions can improve anemia ; however, prolonged ...

    Research Article last updated 09/13/2017 - 8:58am.

  4. A Biomarker-Directed Phase 2 Trial of SY-1425, a Selective Retinoic Acid Receptor Alpha Agonist, in Adult Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) or Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

    ... Low / Low / Intermediate Risk, as defined by IPSS-R. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusion dependent anemia defined as no 8 ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/23/2018 - 1:35pm.

  5. Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD)

    ... with stem cells gathered from peripheral blood, rather than bone marrow or cord blood Most cases of GVHD ... 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 04/30/2018 - 4:28pm.

  6. A Remarkable Response in a Clinical Trial

    ... six months because of likely infection due to low white blood cell counts. My treatment at the beginning was decitabine ... is no longer crowded out with leukemic cells, and the normal red cells and platelets return too. A few days after I applied to become a ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:46pm.

  7. Treatments

    ... mature Increase the number of healthy cells in your blood Kill abnormal bone marrow cells  Reduce the number of  ... bone marrow failure diseases to help increase red blood cell , white blood cell or platelet counts. ...

    Topic section last updated 04/06/2018 - 12:30pm.

  8. Anderson Family Pulls 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 04/26/2018 - 10:28am.

  9. Marrow protein may be key to SCT success

    ... hematopoetic stem cells , the precursors to every blood cell type. These cells spring into action following bone marrow ... Tatyana Grinenko of TU-Dresden; Torsten Tonn of the German Red Cross Blood Donation Service in Dresden; and Marianna Di Scala and Andrés ...

    Article last updated 08/29/2017 - 11:18am.

  10. Standardized High-Sensitivity Flow Cytometry Testing for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria in Children with Acquired Bone Marrow Failure Disorders: A Single Center U.S. Study

    ... (PNH) is a rare, acquired hematopoietic stem cell disorder that has not been well documented in children, particularly those ... and CD235a/CD59 panels were used for white blood cell and red blood cell testing, respectively. RESULTS: Thirty seven ...

    Research Article last updated 06/26/2017 - 9:22am.