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  1. Resources to Help

    ... the needs of patients facing a  bone marrow , blood stem cell or umbilical  cord blood transplant . In addition to high-quality ...

    Topic section last updated 09/28/2017 - 11:58am.

  2. Transplant saves student who thought she had mono

    ... test turned up mono. He also told me my platelets and blood cell counts were very low. In fact, he told me that if I slipped on a patch of ... transplant, which replaced my unhealthy blood-forming stem cells with the healthy ones from my donor. The first 100 days ...

    Article last updated 03/06/2017 - 2:37pm.

  3. New study hails test to weigh SCT for MDS

    ... Link:  Genetic Profiling Can Guide Stem Cell Transplantation for Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Study Finds ...

    Article last updated 02/09/2017 - 9:03am.

  4. Professionals

    ... programs - one each for low risk MDS, high risk MDS, and stem cell transplantation - focuses on effective communication to ensure optimal ...

    Page last updated 10/12/2017 - 10:15am.

  5. Identifying bone marrow failure in children

    ... some features in common: low blood counts due to poor blood cell production; congenital anomalies; and cancer predisposition. Only a subset ... life-threatening conditions requiring a hematopoietic stem cell transplant to mild cases that are treated either medically or ...

    Article last updated 03/15/2017 - 10:08am.

  6. SAA patient finds unrelated donor match in 2 weeks

    ... sergeant battling rare blood disease, awaiting marrow transplant Article Source:  ... between 18 and 44, and want to register as a bone marrow/stem cell donor can do it at join.bethematch.org/hope4sarge or ...

    Article last updated 03/21/2017 - 11:19am.

  7. Upfront haploidentical transplant for acquired severe aplastic anemia: registry-based comparison with matched related transplant

    ... BACKGROUND: Haploidentical donor (HID) hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is an alternative treatment method for severe ...

    Research Article last updated 02/03/2017 - 9:40am.

  8. Drug reduces acute GVHD in unrelated HSCTs

    ... donor myeloablative conditioning hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT).1 In a phase II single-arm study, the cumulative ...

    Article last updated 02/27/2017 - 1:45pm.

  9. Relevance of prognostic factors in the decision-making of stem cell transplantation in Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... The hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is the only curative alternative for ... to report the difficulties in referring patients with MDS to transplant and the prognostic factors that contribute to define eligibility. ...

    Research Article last updated 01/25/2017 - 11:34am.

  10. Strong results for SAA patients at Johns Hopkins

    ... of immune-stimulating proteins that decorate every cell in the body. In an effort to overcome the donor shortage and offer ... immune system cells but does not harm the donor's blood stem cells , which create new disease-free blood cells in the patient. ...

    Article last updated 02/07/2017 - 11:05am.