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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. David Araten, MD

    ... by itself provide a very large percentage of the patient's blood cells. This clone has as its feature the presence of a mutation ... estimated from the platelet count and the percentage of PNH white cells. In the past there have been tests to identify platelets with the ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 11/30/2016 - 10:51am.

  4. Related Diseases

    ... Acute myeloid leukemia is a type of blood and bone marrow cancer that occurs when young abnormal white blood cells (leukemia cells) start to fill up the bone marrow and ...

    Page last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:16pm.

  5. 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.

  6. Growth Factors in Aplastic Anemia, MDS, and PNH: Current Thinking on their Use, Risks, and Benefits

    ... signal your bone marrow to make more of certain types of blood cells. Man-made growth factors may be given to some people with bone ... diseases to help increase red blood cell , white blood cell , or platelet counts. In this webinar, Dr. ...

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

  7. Treatments

    ... that can cause your bone marrow to make more red blood cells. This can improve anemia . Androgens are sometimes used to ... diseases to help increase red blood cell , white blood cell or platelet counts. ...

    Topic section last updated 05/04/2016 - 1:52pm.

  8. Pure Red Cell Aplasia (PRCA)

    ... precursors (reticulocytes) in the marrow and a low red blood cell count. The amounts of white blood cells and platelet remain normal. Transient or Acute ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:14pm.

  9. Clinical Utility of Lenalidomide in the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... that are important for erythropoiesis (production of red blood cells) and cell cycle regulation. Genes that are near this del(5q) region ... increase red blood cell production and certain white blood cell subtypes to help fight viral and bacterial infections. ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:12am.

  10. 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.