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  1. Aplastic Anemia 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... that happens when the bone marrow stops making enough red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets for the body. Aplastic anemia can be ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  2. Aplastic Anemia 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... that happens when the bone marrow stops making enough red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets for the body. Aplastic anemia can be moderate, ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  3. 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.

  4. Extended Dosing With Eltrombopag for Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... Severe aplastic anemia (SAA) is a life-threatening blood disease that can be successfully treated with immunosuppressive drug ... suggesting it could have an impact of production of red and white blood cells as well as platelets. The 2nd generation oral small ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/26/2016 - 9:36am.

  5. Administration of Donor Multi TAA-Specific T Cells for AML or MDS (ADSPAM)

    ... This research study uses special blood cells called multiple tumor-associated antigen (TAA)-specific T cells (a ... killed. The investigators previously tested whether special white blood cells (called T cells) that were trained to kill EBV-infected cells ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 11:40am.

  6. Blood Transfusion Safety and Risks

    Negative side effects of blood transfusion therapy are uncommon. Blood banks, hospitals, and ... . Iron overload can happen in people who have many red blood cell transfusions. Other Risks Allergic Reactions Some people ... is often a sign that the patient’s body is reacting to white blood cells, plasma, or platelets in the donated blood. Doctors can ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:36pm.

  7. MDS Drug Therapy

    ... had some positive response to treatment, meaning that blood counts went up. The percentage of patients still surviving after two ... Tiredness and weakness Low blood counts (most often the white blood cells or platelets) It is important for you to know that ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:26pm.

  8. 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 counts) ...

    Page last updated 11/01/2013 - 1:25pm.

  9. Iodine I 131 Monoclonal Antibody BC8, Fludarabine Phosphate, Cyclophosphamide, Total-Body Irradiation and Donor Bone Marrow Transplant in Treating Patients With Advanced Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, or High-Risk Myelodysplastic Sy

    ... they may help 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 - 1:01pm.

  10. 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.