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  1. NHLBI profiles a member of the Foundation’s patient community.

    ... One Woman’s Determination Helped Her Defeat a Devastating Blood Disease Article Source:  ... which carry oxygen to the different parts of the body; white blood cells, which play a critical role in the immune system; and ...

    Article last updated 06/13/2016 - 1:51pm.

  2. Platelet drug shows clinical benefits for severe, unresponsive aplastic anemia

    ... on our trial went on successfully to have allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Are there any side effects? Very few. At ... National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Cynthia Elizabeth ...

    Interview last updated 07/06/2012 - 3:42pm.

  3. Announcing AAMDSIF 2016 Research Awards

    ... set of clonal disorders characterized by ineffective blood cell development. These diseases are driven by many complex genetic and ... cell types ( pancytopenia ): red blood cells (anemia), white blood cells (leukopenia), and platelets ( thrombocytopenia ). If ...

    Article last updated 06/09/2016 - 12:45pm.

  4. 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.

  5. Predicting response to immunosuppressive therapy in childhood aplastic anemia.

    ... cyclosporine . In multivariate analyses, lower white blood cell count was the most significant predictive marker of better ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  6. The long term risk of myelodysplastic syndromes among anemia patients: A population-based study.

    ... model, older age, hemoglobin level <9g/dl, white blood cell count of less than 3500/mm(3), and platelet count of ...

    Research Article last updated 12/12/2011 - 9:55am.

  7. Simona Pagliuca, MD

    ... there are damaged. This causes a deficiency of all three blood cell types ( pancytopenia ): red blood cells ( anemia ), white blood cells (leukopenia), and platelets ( thrombocytopenia ). If ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 06/08/2017 - 10:43am.

  8. Clone of Patients

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    Page last updated 03/14/2016 - 6:05pm.

  9. Jordan Brown - Family’s Support Spurs Recovery

    ... care in Virginia to have the cysts lanced and was given a blood test during the procedure. On Monday July 14th, I received a call at ... and antibiotics were started.  He had no germ fighting white blood cells, so I was very concerned.  I contacted my church, friends, ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 10/12/2015 - 8:11am.

  10. AAMDSIF Summer Fellowship Grant Program

    ... (BM) characterized by profound decrease of the number of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets in the blood stream, leading to anemia ...

    Page last updated 05/17/2017 - 1:29pm.