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  1. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in the Treatment of Infant Leukemia

    ... , and melphalan, before a donor umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of abnormal or cancer ... the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells from a donor ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 9:56am.

  2. Yttrium Y 90 Anti-CD45 Monoclonal Antibody BC8 Followed by Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With High-Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, or Myelodysplastic Syndrome

    ... and total-body irradiation (TBI) before a donor peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) or bone marrow transplant helps stop the growth ... the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells from a donor ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 1:11pm.

  3. Myeloablative Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation in Hematological Diseases

    ... , and total-body irradiation before a donor umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells and ... the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells from a donor ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 12:05pm.

  4. Clofarabine and Melphalan Before Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Myelodysplasia or Acute Leukemia in Remission

    ... help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Giving clofarabine and melphalan before ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/03/2016 - 11:55am.

  5. T-cell Depleted Alternative Donor Transplantation

    ... lymphoma, severe acquired and congenital cytopenias, white and red blood cell abnormalities, and immunodeficiencies. Patients with acute ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:38pm.

  6. BMT - Bone Marrow v Stem Cell

    ... bone marrow from a donor. This was put into the patient’s blood stream where it would find its way to the bone marrow and started to ... blood stem cells (PBSC) – The donor is given a white cell  growth factor  that increases the production of white blood ...

    Topic section last updated 02/23/2016 - 12:59pm.

  7. Intensity Modulated Total Marrow Irradiation, Fludarabine Phosphate, and Melphalan in Treating Patients With Relapsed Hematologic Cancers Undergoing a Second Donor Stem Cell Transplant

    ... and melphalan in treating patients with cancers of the blood (hematologic) that have returned after a period of improvement (relapsed) ... the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Status:  ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/23/2016 - 2:06pm.

  8. Interviews with the Experts Managing MDS With Supportive Care and Active Treatment

    ... to giving a specific drug or agent that treats the disease. Blood transfusions are the backbone of supportive care for patients with MDS, ... antibiotics in case of an infection resulting from low white blood cell counts. How are decisions made about using these two ...

    Interview last updated 09/22/2014 - 12:25pm.

  9. Diagnosis

    ... To understand what is causing your symptoms and low blood counts, your doctor will start with a detailed medical history. Your ... sample. If the CBC shows a low number of red blood cells, white blood cells or platelets, your doctor may also do a blood smear test, ...

    Topic section last updated 03/13/2016 - 8:37pm.

  10. Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome Before Donor Stem Cell Transplant (ICT-HCT)

    ... of cancer cells in the bone marrow , including normal blood-forming cells ( stem cells ) and cancer cells, and may prevent ... the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Status:  ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 9:41am.