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  1. Prolonged survival with improved tolerability in higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes: azacitidine compared with low dose ara-C.

    ... more and longer haematological responses and increased red blood cell transfusion independence . Azacitidine prolonged overall ...

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

  2. Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

    ... because the bone marrow cells do not develop into mature blood cells. Instead, these blood cells stay within the bone marrow in an ... What are the 3 Basic Types of Blood Cells? Red blood cells (RBCs) are also called erythrocytes. They make up almost half ...

    Page last updated 02/27/2017 - 7:36am.

  3. PNH - Treatment (OLD)

    ... Blood Transfusions A blood transfusion ... types of transfusion available for PNH patients are: Red blood cell transfusion Platelet transfusion A transfusion ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:09pm.

  4. Anastasios Karadimitris, MD, PhD

    ... (HSC). This is compounded by exquisite sensitivity of red blood cells to the destructive effect of a complex molecular machine called ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 03/07/2017 - 9:50am.

  5. Iron Chelation

    ... Basics Red blood cells contain iron. Each time you get a red blood cell transfusion ...

    Topic section last updated 06/23/2016 - 3:56pm.

  6. Symptoms

    ... Hemolysis is the breaking apart of red blood cells. Hemolysis happens when the complement system , a part of your ...

    Topic section last updated 03/29/2016 - 6:18pm.

  7. Types

    ... blasts in the bone marrow and the peripheral blood. It is now used less frequently than the WHO classification, but is ... RA (Refractory Anemia ) – Low red blood cell count that can’t be treated with iron or vitamins ...

    Topic section last updated 11/14/2016 - 1:11pm.

  8. It’s a Family Affair – the Andersons Pull 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 02/13/2017 - 2:40pm.

  9. Symptoms

    ... Low Red Blood Cell Counts A low red blood cell ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:34pm.

  10. My Son's Aplastic Anemia -- A Mother's Account

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

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:21am.