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  1. Infections in myelodysplastic syndromes: a review

    ... patients by transiently worsening the pre-existing low white blood cell (WBC) counts. However, this increased risk of infections ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:28am.

  2. 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.

  3. Midostaurin and Azacitidine in Treating Elderly Patients With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

    ... up to 24 hours before initiating treatment and to control blood counts during the first cycle of chemotherapy after azacitidine ... counts; however, at the time of treatment initiation, white blood cell (WBC) should be < 30,000/uL (can be controlled with ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/03/2016 - 2:24pm.

  4. 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.

  5. Is there a special diet I should be on that would help me feel better?

    ... or increase the risk of side effects. If your white blood cell count is very low, your doctor may ask you to avoid certain ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:38pm.

  6. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

    ... Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a blood cancer. It happens when young abnormal white blood cells called blasts (leukemia cells), begin to fill up the ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:15pm.

  7. Specialized Blood Cell Transplants for Cancers of the Blood and Bone Marrow

    ... The are a variety of cancerous diseases of the blood and bone marrow that can be potentially cured by bone marrow ... cells help to build new functioning bone marrow, red cells, white cells, and platelets. In addition, the immune cells from the donor are ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 2:08pm.

  8. Personalized Natural Killer (NK) Cell Therapy in Cord Blood Transplantation (CBT)

    ... to what is described above. CD20 is a type of marker for white blood cells. White blood cells help protect the body from infections. NK ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 10:28am.

  9. Chronic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)

    ... bone marrow makes too many of one or more types of blood cells. Neoplasms usually get worse over time as the number of extra blood ... Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), the overproduction of white cells (granulocytes) and other cells Polycythemia vera, the ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:19pm.

  10. PNH - Basics

    ... Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria ( PNH ) is a rare blood disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. Doctors call this ... 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 04/05/2016 - 4:02pm.