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  1. Total Marrow Irradiation for Refractory Acute Leukemia

    ... and total marrow irradiation before a donor umbilical cord blood or hematopoietic stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of ... 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 05/02/2016 - 9:22am.

  2. 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.

  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. PNH 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... PNH is a bone marrow failure disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. Doctors call this process hemolysis . This ...

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

  5. PNH 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... PNH is a bone marrow failure disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. Doctors call this process hemolysis . This ...

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

  6. Clinical Trials Report for December 2015

    ... marrow failure characterized by a requirement for red blood cell and platelet transfusions. Three different preparative ...

    Page last updated 11/30/2015 - 10:31am.

  7. Supportive Care

    ... and is not a cure. This approach includes the use of: Blood transfusions Iron chelation therapy to treat iron ... treatment can work. Aplastic anemia patients may get red blood cell transfusions or platelet transfusions. Iron ...

    Page last updated 08/29/2013 - 4:20pm.

  8. Novel Complement Modulators for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: Peptide and Protein Inhibitors of C3 Convertase Prevent Both Surface C3 Deposition and Subsequent Hemolysis of Affected Erythrocytes in Vitro

    ... on later. Eventually a pore is formed in the surface of the red cell from patients with PNH which causes the cell to break open. Eculizumab ... might prevent both types of hemolysis (breakdown in the blood vessels and extravascular hemolysis) and might be more effective than ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:25am.

  9. Clinical Trials Report for January 2016

    ... marrow failure characterized by a requirement for red blood cell and platelet transfusions. Three different preparative ...

    Page last updated 01/07/2016 - 10:57am.

  10. MDS 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... does not work well and fails to make enough healthy blood cells. People diagnosed with MDS can have low numbers of red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets, or a combination of any of ...

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