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  1. 2014 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... been to Haiti three times. Chris says that surviving a blood disorder has instilled in him a feeling that he can do anything. He was ... American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and the Red Cross. In 2006, nine-year-old Kinsey was the keynote speaker for ...

    Page last updated 10/22/2015 - 8:28am.

  2. Patient Education Materials

    ... patient guide on myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) begins with blood basics, MDS classifications, and then specifics on symptoms, tests, ... Bone Marrow Failure Disease: Resulting from successive red blood cell transfusions that some patients may receive, excess iron in ...

    Page last updated 11/06/2013 - 4:28pm.

  3. Interviews with the Experts Managing MDS With Supportive Care and Active Treatment

    ... to giving a specific drug or agent that treats the disease. Blood transfusions are the backbone of supportive care for patients with MDS, ... group of agents used is growth factors.  This includes red blood cell growth factors like erythropoietin (Procrit®) or ...

    Interview last updated 09/22/2014 - 12:25pm.

  4. PNH: Diagnosis

    ... years before they get a correct diagnosis. 3 Types of Blood Cells With PNH, your doctor can usually divide your blood cells ... lets your doctor see if any proteins were missing from your red blood cells. It can also be done on certain white blood cells called ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:48pm.

  5. Donate Blood, Platelets, or Bone Marrow

    Your donation of blood, platelets, bone marrow , or umbilical cord blood help patients ... More information can be found through the American Red Cross at www.redcross.org or America's Blood Centers® at ... the donation of umbilical cord blood that is used for stem cell transplants. Cord blood transplantation is an investigational therapy for ...

    Page last updated 12/16/2013 - 12:31pm.

  6. Treating Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... abnormalities seen in the MDS cells, and the degree of low blood counts, indicating if the red blood cells, white cells, or platelets are low. We consider people who get ...

    Interview last updated 05/18/2012 - 1:55pm.

  7. Luis Batista, PhD

    ... that occurs when the bone marrow stops making enough healthy blood cells. A risk for bone marrow failure is genetic instability, including ... fashion, to become any particular blood cell type, such as red blood cells, present in the circulatory system. This allows us, for the ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 06/09/2015 - 9:22am.

  8. Clinical Trials Report for April 2014

    ... aplastic anemia who need treatment for significantly low blood cell counts. National Institutes of Health Clinical Center ... Versus Placebo and Best Supportive Care in Subjects With Red Blood Cell (RBC) Transfusion-Dependent Anemia and Thrombocytopenia Due to ...

    Page last updated 04/18/2014 - 3:36pm.

  9. MDS and MDS/MPN: Past, Present, and Future 2014 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Satellite Symposium Summary for Patients and Families

    ... and clinicians use conventional cytogenetics to diagnose blood disorders, predict outcomes in patients with these disorders, and develop ... many white blood cells that fight infection, crowding out red blood cells and platelets •Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia ...

    Page last updated 03/13/2015 - 5:00pm.

  10. Conferences, Webinars and Webcasts

    ... MDS   English   Blood and Bone Marrow Basics   English   Types ... PNH is a rare and serious blood disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. Doctors call this breaking apart " hemolysis ...

    Page last updated 09/30/2014 - 11:50am.