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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. MDS and Inflammation

    ... cellular effectors of inflammatory responses involve white blood cells, immune cells, blood vessels and additional molecular factors. This ...

    Interview last updated 02/14/2017 - 8:52am.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Types of Blood Transfusions

    The parts of blood used in a transfusion depend on why the patient needs the transfusion. ... failure disease patients are: Red blood cell transfusion Platelet transfusion More on ... 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.

  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. My Son's Aplastic Anemia -- A Mother's Account

    ... – his hemoglobin was 31, platelets were 3 and his white cell count was 0. The doctors were amazed he was still alive. My ... platelet transfusions, as well as some red blood cell transfusions. Jamie had ATG treatment in April, 2014 and ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:21am.

  10. Treatments

    ... rid of them. That’s because they don’t have enough white blood cells (neutrophils) to fight infection, a condition called ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:36pm.