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  1. Local TV covers AAMDSIF Peer Support Networker

    ... characterized the complement system destructing red blood cells to early. Red blood cells are missing the PIG-A gene that ...

    Article last updated 11/28/2016 - 3:21pm.

  2. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: From Bench to Bed

    ... Journal Title:  Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus Primary Author:  ... of complement-mediated hemolysis in unprotected red cells, leukocytes, and platelets as well as the release of free ...

    Research Article last updated 11/28/2016 - 11:40am.

  3. Long-term follow-up of patients with moderate aplastic anemia and pure red cell aplasia treated with daclizumab.

    ... BACKGROUND: Pure red cell aplasia and moderate aplastic anemia are marrow failure ... Previously, we described short-term improvements in blood counts in two pilot studies treating moderate aplastic anemia (mAA) and ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  4. Design and rationale of the QUAZAR Lower-Risk MDS (AZA-MDS-003) trial: a randomized phase 3 study of CC-486 (oral azacitidine) plus best supportive care vs placebo plus best supportive care in patients with IPSS lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes and po

    ... and/or thrombocytopenia who may have required red blood cell or platelet transfusions. The overall response rate was ...

    Research Article last updated 06/23/2016 - 10:17am.

  5. Shirley O’Brien’s 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 07/19/2017 - 8:12am.

  6. Variations in erythropoiesis-stimulating agent administration in transfusion-dependent myelodysplastic syndromes impact response

    ... Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) reduce red blood cell (RBC) transfusions in approximately 40% of patients with ...

    Research Article last updated 05/26/2015 - 11:49am.

  7. AAMDSIF Liviya Anderson Research Fund

    ... age of six, Liviya was taken to the emergency room after her blood work came back from the pediatrician with dangerously low blood counts. ... platelet transfusions immediately. Liviya’s red blood cell count was so low that her body wasn’t getting the oxygen ...

    Research Fund last updated 06/08/2017 - 3:49pm.

  8. Patient Inspires Workplace Giving

    ... experienced what I now know as petechiae – little red dots all over my body caused by bleeding into the skin due to low ... other patients, we first knew something wasn’t right when blood work from a routine physical showed significantly low blood cell counts. ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/28/2016 - 8:12am.

  9. Development and validation of a model to predict platelet response to romiplostim in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... Low endogenous erythropoietin levels and limited red blood cell transfusion history can predict response to ...

    Research Article last updated 08/04/2014 - 8:33am.

  10. Personalized medicine for MDS

    ... patients into “lower-risk” disease, where improvement in blood counts is the main goal of therapy, and “higher-risk” disease, where ... 2 years.  -Lenalidomide works best in patients with red blood cell transfusion dependent MDS patients with lower-risk disease ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:44am.