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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Genetically Modified T-cell Immunotherapy in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    ... acute myeloid leukemia. An immune cell is a type of blood cell that can recognize and kill abnormal cells in the body. The acute ... acute myeloid leukemia cells. Placing a modified gene into white blood cells may help the body build an immune response to kill cancer ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 07/14/2016 - 4:08pm.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Iron Chelation

    ... Basics Red blood cells contain iron. Each time you get a red blood cell transfusion ... well tolerated by patients, but it can cause a drop in white blood cell counts, so patients need to have their blood checked weekly ...

    Topic section last updated 06/23/2016 - 3:56pm.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.