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  1. Related Diseases

    ... cancer that occurs when young abnormal white blood cells (leukemia cells) start to fill up the bone marrow and interfere with the ... versus host disease (GVHD) is a common complication of a stem cell/ bone marrow transplant . It happens when the donor's immune ...

    Page last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:16pm.

  2. Eltrombopag With Standard Immunosuppression for Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... understood, but incomplete elimination of auto-reactive T cells and insufficient stem cell reserve are both possible. Furthermore, 10-15% of SAA patients ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/25/2016 - 2:47pm.

  3. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

    ... a blood cancer. It happens when young abnormal white blood cells called blasts (leukemia cells), begin to fill up the bone ... an anthracycline (such as daunorubicin or idarubicin). Stem cell transplantation may be used after chemotherapy as a second phase of ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:15pm.

  4. Alemtuzumab

    ... on the surface of mature lymphocytes , but not on the stem cells from which these lymphocytes are derived. After treatment with ...

    Drug last updated 03/26/2016 - 8:15pm.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Interviews with the Experts: Side Effects of PNH Treatment

    ... caused by PNH. It may also increase counts of white blood cells and platelets in some people. Prednisone may not be effective in ... of medicine and pathology, Section of Hematology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Division of Hematology/Oncology, at Rush University ...

    Interview last updated 08/31/2016 - 8:37am.

  10. 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.