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  1. 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.

  2. Therapies

    ... 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. ...

    Page last updated 03/18/2016 - 11:26am.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Eltrombopag Added to IST Yields Encouraging Results

    ... in platelet counts but also noticed recovering red and white blood cells numbers. Although the magnitude of the response was somewhat ...

    Interview last updated 05/24/2017 - 7:44am.

  9. Interviews with the Experts Managing MDS With Supportive Care and Active Treatment

    ... to giving a specific drug or agent that treats the disease. Blood transfusions are the backbone of supportive care for patients with MDS, ... antibiotics in case of an infection resulting from low white blood cell counts. How are decisions made about using these two ...

    Interview last updated 09/22/2014 - 12:25pm.

  10. 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.