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  1. 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.

  2. BMT - Bone Marrow v Stem Cell Transplantation

    ... 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 ...

    Page last updated 02/23/2016 - 1:05pm.

  3. Prognostic value of self-reported fatigue on overall survival in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: a multicentre, prospective, observational, cohort study

    ... dependency (defined as having received at least one red blood cell transfusion every 8 weeks over a period of 4 months), Eastern ... (ECOG) performance status of two or more, increased white blood cell count, high-risk IPSS score, and higher self-reported ...

    Research Article last updated 11/10/2015 - 10:47am.

  4. What is MDS? iPad App

    ... materials provide information about why MDS results in low blood counts, such as anemia (low red blood cell count), neutropenia (low white blood cell count) and thrombocytopenia (low platelet ...

    Page last updated 10/28/2015 - 2:31pm.

  5. 2014 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... been to Haiti three times. Chris says that surviving a blood disorder has instilled in him a feeling that he can do anything. He was ... always been hard working. She worked as a crew manager at White Castle Hamburgers while she was in high school and is now working her way ...

    Page last updated 10/22/2015 - 8:28am.

  6. MDS—The Past 40 Years. A Look at the Emerging Awareness and Classification of Myelodysplastic Syndromes.

    ... century. Based on the percentage of blasts (young, immature blood cells) in bone marrow and blood, the FAB system had five MDS ... of any or all three types of blood cells (red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets). From these combined criteria, a ...

    Page last updated 10/19/2015 - 2:29pm.

  7. Soliris

    ... need for transfusions Reduce the breaking apart of red blood cells ( hemolysis ) over both the short and the long term ... of blood clots Soliris does not help increase white blood cell count or platelet cell count. How You Take It ...

    Page last updated 06/29/2015 - 9:07am.

  8. Overlap Syndromes: When PNH Appears with Aplastic Anemia or MDS

    ... (scarring in the marrow), a chronically high white blood cell or platelet count, especially if they have the JAK2 ...

    Interview last updated 05/14/2015 - 1:53pm.

  9. Growth Factors

    ... Growth factors cause your bone marrow to produce more blood cells. They may be helpful for some patients, but they do not replace ... and Aranesp®. Your doctor may ask you to take a white blood cell growth factor along with EPO. This combination may improve red ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:43pm.

  10. MDS and MDS/MPN: Past, Present, and Future 2014 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Satellite Symposium Summary for Patients and Families

    ... and clinicians use conventional cytogenetics to diagnose blood disorders, predict outcomes in patients with these disorders, and develop ... features of myeloproliferative diseases, such as too many white blood cells. The disease also has features of MDS, such as formation by ...

    Page last updated 03/13/2015 - 5:00pm.