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  1. Symptoms

    ... Hemolysis is the breaking apart of red blood cells. Hemolysis happens when the complement system , a part of your ... Low White Blood Cell Counts A low white ...

    Topic section last updated 03/29/2016 - 6:18pm.

  2. AAMDSIF Liviya Anderson Research Fund

    ... age of six, Liviya was taken to the emergency room after her blood work came back from the pediatrician with dangerously low blood counts. ... getting the oxygen it needed – she was anemic. Her white blood cell count was so low she basically didn’t have an immune ...

    Research Fund last updated 06/08/2017 - 3:49pm.

  3. MDS - Treatment (OLD)

    ... mature Increase the number of healthy cells in your blood Kill abnormal bone marrow cells  Reduce the number of blasts (young white blood cells) in your bone marrow that have an abnormal shape, size, or ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:01pm.

  4. 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.

  5. What are the symptoms of low blood counts?

    ... like aplastic anemia , MDS and PNH are caused by low blood counts. The specific symptoms depend on which type of blood cell is ... ability to exercise or climb stairs. Low White Blood Cell Count A low white blood cell count is called ...

    FAQ last updated 04/28/2016 - 4:49pm.

  6. CD34+ (Malignant) Stem Cell Selection for Patients Receiving Allogenic Stem Cell Transplant

    ... stem cells (the cells that make all the types of blood cells in the body) are selected (removed) from the donor's peripheral ... of the transplanted donor T-lymphocytes (a kind of white blood cell ) against the body and organs. There are two forms: acute ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 8:36am.

  7. Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

    ... because the bone marrow cells do not develop into mature blood cells. Instead, these blood cells stay within the bone marrow in an ... the lungs and brings it to cells all around the body. White blood cells (WBCs) are also called leukocytes. They fight disease and ...

    Page last updated 02/27/2017 - 7:36am.

  8. CD34+ (Malignant) Stem Cell Selection for Patients Receiving Allogenic Stem Cell Transplant

    ... non-transplant therapy, who will receive a peripheral blood stem cell transplant . A malignant disease includes the following: ... reaction of transplanted donor T-lymphocytes (a kind of white blood cell ) against the recipient's body and organs. Study subjects ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/03/2016 - 10:47am.

  9. Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With High Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    ... doses of chemotherapy before a donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. It may ... FISH eg MLL, FLT-3 + Secondary AML, or A white blood cell count of > 50 x10^9/L Patients must be medically ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/13/2016 - 3:31pm.

  10. Types of Blood Transfusions

    The parts of blood used in a transfusion depend on why the patient needs the transfusion. ... Transfusions Granulocytes are a type of white blood cell a body needs to fight bacterial and fungal infections.  ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:34pm.