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  1. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

    ... leukemia (CLL) is a type of cancer that involves certain white blood cells (lymphocytes) that develop in the bone marrow and lymph ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:18pm.

  2. Dr. Heather Vega: Doctor Helps Determine Her Own Aplastic Anemia and PNH Diagnosis

    ... I was covered with bruises.” “After ordering some blood work and finding that my platelets were low, I called a friend who was a ... just had my labs done. I was neutropenic (abnormally low white blood cell count) and was advised to immediately go home by a friend ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/27/2016 - 2:29pm.

  3. 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.

  4. Azacitidine and Lenalidomide for Relapsed and Refractory Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    ... remission/complete remission with incomplete recovery of blood counts (CR/CRi) rate for relapsed and refractory acute myeloid ... Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL) Age >18 years White blood cell count (WBC) at initiation of treatment ≤ 10,000/L o ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 1:30pm.

  5. Donor Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Hematologic Malignancies

    ... This phase II trial studies how well donor peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) transplant works in treating patients with hematologic ... t(4;11), mixed lineage leukemia (MLL) rearrangements White blood cell counts > 30,000/mcL Patients over 30 years of age ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:26pm.

  6. Pathophysiology and management of thrombocytopenia in bone marrow failure: possible clinical applications of thrombopoietin receptor agonists in aplastic anemia and myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... (MDS), have in common that one, two, or all three blood cell lineages may be dangerously low. Neutropenia results in ... growth factors that stimulate the bone marrow to produce white blood cells, in particular neutrophils, and erythropoietin , to ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:21am.

  7. A Pilot Study of a Thrombopoietin-Receptor Agonist, Eltrombopag, in Patients With Low to Int-2 Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

    ... neutropenia , and thrombocytopenia (low red blood cell , white blood cell , and platelet counts). Patients with MDS are at ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 12:35pm.

  8. Insights into the Natural History of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH): Analysis of the Presenting Clinical, Haematological and Flow Cytometric Features of 705 Patients Leads to Improved Classification and Prediction of Clinical Course

    ... A group of researchers from Great Britain have collected blood cells from 705 patients (median age 45 years; slightly more males than ... had pancytopenia (low counts of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets). Although more males (98%) than females ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:20am.

  9. Preventing Stem Cell Transplant Complications With a Blood Separator Machine

    ... disease (GVHD) . This complication happens when certain white blood cells from the donor attack the recipient's own body. Researchers want to ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/23/2016 - 10:57am.

  10. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts for the Prevention of GVHD in Children

    ... how well T cell depleted donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant works in preventing graft-versus-host disease in ... bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells from a donor ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/13/2016 - 2:29pm.