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  1. Luspatercept for the treatment of anaemia in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (PACE-MDS): a multicentre, open-label phase 2 dose-finding study with long-term extension study

    ... or non-proliferative chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia ( white blood cell count <13 000/μL), and had anaemia with or without red ...

    Research Article last updated 09/18/2017 - 1:38pm.

  2. New treatment approved for certain high-risk AML

    ... bone marrow and results in an increased number of white blood cells in the bloodstream. The National Cancer Institute at the National ...

    Article last updated 08/30/2017 - 7:18am.

  3. Jill Minden’s Encounter with Aplastic Anemia

    ... doctor told me to go to the hospital right away because my blood counts were extremely low. I had no idea what that meant at the time, and ... While waiting for them to determine a course of care, my white blood count bottomed out and I developed pneumonia. I was hospitalized ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/05/2017 - 10:57am.

  4. Marrow protein may be key to SCT success

    ... hematopoetic stem cells , the precursors to every blood cell type. These cells spring into action following bone marrow ... function, like regulating the exit of mature leukocytes [white blood cells] from the marrow into the periphery,” Hajishengallis said, ...

    Article last updated 08/29/2017 - 11:18am.

  5. Standardized High-Sensitivity Flow Cytometry Testing for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria in Children with Acquired Bone Marrow Failure Disorders: A Single Center U.S. Study

    ... (PNH) is a rare, acquired hematopoietic stem cell disorder that has not been well documented in children, particularly those ... and CD235a/CD59 panels were used for white blood cell and red blood cell testing, respectively. RESULTS: ...

    Research Article last updated 06/26/2017 - 9:22am.

  6. I Was Alone With MDS Until I Connected With Others on Social Media

    ... epoetin (Procrit®) shots for eight weeks because my white blood cell count was so low. I started a regimen of an oral lenalidomide , ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/13/2017 - 1:57pm.

  7. Gouldsmith Family Pulls Together for Gabby

    ... short time set off alarms for me. I took Gabby to Dr. Robin White's pediatric practice (where I work) for further examination. Dr. White ... risking of further infection. Tests and the usual blood work were completed and results came back showing severe pancytopenia ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 07/06/2017 - 9:40am.

  8. Jane Massey’s Story

    ... oncologist every month due to my treatment and she ran blood work every time. My numbers had been a little off for some time prior but ... hemoglobin , hematocrit , and my red and white blood cell count. She ran several tests, and I had a liver biopsy.  ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/11/2017 - 7:29am.

  9. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)

    ... Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria ( PNH ) is a rare blood disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. Doctors call this ... the lungs and brings it to cells all around the body. White blood cells (WBCs) are also called leukocytes. They fight disease and ...

    Page last updated 09/30/2017 - 11:34am.

  10. Strong results for SAA patients at Johns Hopkins

    ... regimen, published online Dec. 22, 2016, in Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the Johns Hopkins team says that more than a ... bone marrow cells, which gradually stop producing red and white blood cells and platelets. Patients must receive frequent blood ...

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