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  1. 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. ...

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

  2. Myeloablative Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplantation (HPCT) for Pediatric Malignancies

    ... Chemotherapy Regimen for Lymphoid Malignancies or Cord Blood Unit Recipients Total Body Irradiation (TBI) 1200 cGy will be given on ... after transplant beginning at day +30 with an adequate white count Children 1-2 years of age at the time of Intrathecal Therapy will ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/03/2016 - 11:31am.

  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. Sirolimus, Cyclosporine, and Mycophenolate Mofetil in Preventing Graft-versus-Host Disease in Treating Patients With Hematologic Malignancies Undergoing Donor Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant

    ... with hematologic malignancies undergoing donor peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) transplant. Giving chemotherapy and total-body ... 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 - 12:07pm.

  5. What are low blood counts?

    When you have a low blood count, this means your bone marrow is not making enough of ... sample. If the CBC shows a low number of red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets, your doctor may look at the cells under a ...

    FAQ last updated 04/28/2016 - 4:47pm.

  6. Treating Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... abnormalities seen in the MDS cells, and the degree of low blood counts, indicating if the red blood cells, white cells, or platelets are low. We consider people who get a score of INT-2 ...

    Interview last updated 05/18/2012 - 1:55pm.

  7. Disease Won't Run My Life

    ... primary care physician. One day later, after receiving a blood test, my physician called and instructed me to have someone drive me ... out my hemoglobin was under three (12-15 normal), my white cells about .1 (3.5 – 10.5 normal) and my platelets under 5,000 ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2016 - 3:36pm.

  8. MDS: Diagnosis

    ... To understand what is causing your symptoms and low blood counts, your doctor will take a detailed medical history. Your doctor may ... sample. If the CBC shows a low number of red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets, your doctor may look at the cells under a ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:42pm.

  9. Total Marrow Irradiation for Refractory Acute Leukemia

    ... and total marrow irradiation before a donor umbilical cord blood or hematopoietic stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of ... bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells from a donor ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:22am.

  10. 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.