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  1. Treatments

    ... mature Increase the number of healthy cells in your blood Kill abnormal bone marrow cells  Reduce the number of  blasts  (young white blood cells) in your bone marrow that have an abnormal shape, size, or ...

    Topic section last updated 03/30/2016 - 3:13pm.

  2. 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.

  3. CD8+ Memory T-Cells as Consolidative Therapy After Donor Non-myeloablative Hematopoietic Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Leukemia or Lymphoma

    ... growth of cells in the bone marrow , including normal blood-forming cells ( stem cells ) and cancer cells. When the healthy ... the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells from a donor ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 12:36pm.

  4. Pilot Study of Lupron to Improve Immune Function After Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation

    ... Background: One way to treat certain cancers of the blood and immune system is to give a patient stem cells from the ... the immune system to recover in a way that improves white blood cell function. In this study they will be looking at the drug ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 11:14am.

  5. 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.

  6. MDS - Basics

    ... the bone marrow cells do not develop into mature blood cells. Instead, these blood cells stay within the bone marrow in an ... the lungs and brings it to cells all around the body. White blood cells (WBCs) are also called leukocytes. They fight disease and ...

    Topic section last updated 04/06/2016 - 1:22pm.

  7. Clone of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

    ... because the bone marrow cells do not develop into mature blood cells. Instead, these blood cells stay within the bone marrow in an ... the lungs and brings it to cells all around the body. White blood cells (WBCs) are also called leukocytes. They fight disease and ...

    Page last updated 04/05/2016 - 3:56pm.

  8. Eculizumab

    ... need for transfusions Reduce the breaking apart of red blood cells ( hemolysis ) over both the short and the long term Reduce ... risk of blood clots Soliris does not help increase white blood cell count or platelet cell count. ...

    Topic section last updated 03/29/2016 - 7:20pm.

  9. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ Naive T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts From HLA-Matched Related and Unrelated Donors for Prevention of GVHD

    ... chronic myelogenous leukemia undergoing donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant . Giving chemotherapy and total-body ... bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells from a donor ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 2:55pm.

  10. Filgrastim

    ... approved for treating other patients who have a very low white blood cell count. It is in a class of drugs called growth factors ...

    Drug last updated 03/24/2016 - 12:32pm.