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  1. Brittany Springer – Aplastic Anemia Patient “Just Focused on Beating It”

    ... emotions. I had to quit school. My friends and family were supportive.  My boyfriend of eight months decided it was too much for him to ... how to support me at the City of Hope. City of Hope takes care of the whole family - not just the patient. It is an amazing place. I had ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:29pm.

  2. Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes in Older Adults

    ... older adults, with treatment strategies ranging from supportive care to hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation. Although selected older ...

    Research Article last updated 08/04/2014 - 8:23am.

  3. "Moderate" dose cyclophosphamide for severe aplastic anemia has significant toxicity and does not prevent relapse and clonal evolution

    ... a lower "moderate" dose, in combination with aggressive supportive care , to determine if severe infections might be avoided and hematologic ...

    Research Article last updated 09/24/2014 - 10:17am.

  4. Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Myelodysplastic Syndromes - Lingering Uncertainties and Emerging Possibilities

    ... sources and improvements in transplant technology and supportive care . Despite these advances, several issues, mostly centering on ...

    Research Article last updated 08/21/2014 - 9:28am.

  5. Azacitidine in the management of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... For decades, the mainstay of treatment for MDS was supportive care , including transfusion of blood products and growth factors. Further ...

    Research Article last updated 05/14/2013 - 2:48pm.

  6. New comprehensive cytogenetic scoring system for primary myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and oligoblastic acute myeloid leukemia after MDS derived from an international database merge

    ... leukemia (AML) after MDS treated with supportive care only were evaluated for overall survival (OS) and AML evolution. ...

    Research Article last updated 07/28/2014 - 10:43am.

  7. Non-t(6;9) and Non-Inv(3) Balanced Chromosomal Rearrangements Are Associated With Poor Survival Outcomes in Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... patients treated with pharmacologic therapies or best supportive care only. CONCLUSION: BCR are not common in MDS and are ...

    Research Article last updated 06/03/2015 - 8:44am.

  8. Perceptions of Disease State, Treatment Outcomes, and Prognosis Among Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Results From an Internet-Based Survey.

    ... disease and between those receiving active treatment and supportive care , and assessed patient-reported outcomes. Results. Among 358 patients ...

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

  9. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... syndromes (MDS). Improvements in donor selection and supportive care , as well as the introduction of reduced-intensity conditioning, have ...

    Research Article last updated 11/05/2012 - 9:30am.

  10. Myelodysplastic syndromes: challenges to improving patient and caregiver satisfaction

    ... (MDS) poses many challenges for physicians and patient care teams. Advances in the understanding of MDS biology have resulted in the ... of recently diagnosed patients with MDS still receive supportive care only. Interestingly, a survey performed in patients with ...

    Research Article last updated 07/31/2012 - 1:05pm.