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  1. Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML)

    ... starts in the bone marrow and then moves to the blood. It happens when monocytes in the bone marrow begin to grow out of ... leukemia (CMML) is having too many monocytes, a type of white blood cell , in the blood. These cells can settle in the liver and ...

    Topic section last updated 12/16/2016 - 9:42am.

  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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Exercise

    ... transplantation within the last year and/or if your white blood cell count is low If you are undergoing radiation therapy, avoid ...

    Page last updated 12/28/2016 - 12:06pm.

  6. Nutrition

    ... Proper nutrition is important to optimize blood production and maintain general overall health. People with bone ... If you have a very low neutrophil count (low white blood cell count), ask your doctor about a special diet called a ...

    Page last updated 03/07/2017 - 3:19pm.

  7. 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.

  8. Blood Transfusions

    Page last updated 11/19/2014 - 2:46pm.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.