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  1. Clinical Trials Report for January 2016

    ... Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy Before Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Hematologic Malignancies ... stem cell transplant may help stop the growth of cancer cells. It may also stop the patient's immune system from rejecting the donor's ...

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

  2. Heather Putney’s Trials (and Travels) with Aplastic Anemia

    ... two months, I was transfusion dependent for both red blood cells and platelets. In June, I was admitted for an allogenic bone marrow ... It has been poisoned by medicine designed to kill every last stem cell. It has been deprived of sleep and nourishment. It has been injected ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 08/15/2016 - 8:42am.

  3. What are the treatments for MDS?

    ... MDS treatment is designed to increase the number of healthy cells in your blood (blood count). When your blood counts go up you are less ... by using drugs that kill abnormal cells. Bone marrow/stem cell transplantation (BMT/SCT): A procedure that replaces your unhealthy ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:31pm.

  4. Nonmyeloablative Haploidentical Transplant Followed by MLN9708

    ... post-transplant with MLN9708 to both sensitize tumor cells to NK cytotoxicity and protect against graft-versus-host disease ... reconstitution following haploidentical peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. Patients will receive a nonmyeloablative ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:05pm.

  5. Therapies

    ... can cause your bone marrow to make more red blood cells. This can improve anemia . Androgens are sometimes used to treat ... from attacking your bone marrow, allowing bone marrow stem cells to grow, which raises blood counts. ...

    Page last updated 03/18/2016 - 11:26am.

  6. GVAX vs. Placebo for MDS/AML After Allo HSCT

    ... your MDS or AML from relapsing after your allogeneic stem cell transplantation. "Investigational" means that the vaccine is still ... treatment for MDS/AML. It can be effective because the cells from your donor (also known as the graft) could form a new immune system ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 12:01pm.

  7. Total Marrow and Lymphoid Irradiation and Chemotherapy Before Donor Transplant in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Acute Leukemia

    ... given together with chemotherapy before donor stem cell transplant in treating patients with myelodysplasticsyndrome or ... as total marrow and lymphoid irradiation, to kill cancer cells, but these treatment kills normal cells as well. After chemotherapy, ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 12:58pm.

  8. Midostaurin and Azacitidine in Treating Elderly Patients With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

    ... RATIONALE: Midostaurin may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Drugs used in ... patients who have received prior autologous or allogeneic stem cell transplantation are not eligible; patients may have received 1 or 2 ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/03/2016 - 2:24pm.

  9. Luis Batista, PhD

    ... Improving the self-renewal capability of stem cells derived from bone marrow failure patients ...

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

  10. Aplastic Anemia Clinical Trial at the NIH

    ... may also cause the body to make more red and white blood cells. In a trial performed at the NIH where patients with severe aplastic ... suggest that eltrombopag may stimulate hematopoietic stem cells , not just the cells that make platelets, which is a very ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:26am.