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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Disease Won't Run My Life

    ... 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. FAQs

    ... anemia happens when your bone marrow stops making enough blood-forming stem cells . Most experts believe aplastic anemia occurs ... older; the average age at diagnosis is 72 * Most often white (Caucasian) Native Americans, African-Americans, Inuits, Asians, and ...

    Topic section last updated 03/02/2016 - 11:43am.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Interviews with the Experts: Side Effects of PNH Treatment

    ... hemolysis caused by PNH. It may also increase counts of white blood cells and platelets in some people. Prednisone may not be effective in ...

    Interview last updated 08/31/2016 - 8:37am.

  10. AML Therapy With Irradiated Allogeneic Cells

    ... standard chemotherapy induces a complete remission. Blood cells obtained from a donor include a variety of blood cells that may ... including: DONOR: age >= 18 years old DONOR: white blood cells (WBC) 4.0-10.0 x 10^3/mm^3 DONOR: platelet count ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/13/2016 - 3:14pm.