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  1. Nonmyeloablative Allogeneic Transplant (Mini-allo)

    ... features or hemosiderosis) AML (first CR except for t(15;17), inv16, t(8,21); second CR; relapse failing second induction attempt) ... Lymphoma Aggressive Histology (includes T Cell NHL) Incomplete response to induction Second CR Sensitive or ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 2:13pm.

  2. Diagnosis

    ... uses a number of methods to measure how many of each blood cell type are in your blood sample. An LDH test looks at the level of ... ( folic acid ). These abnormal looking cells don’t work right, and this can lead to anemia. ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:04pm.

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

    ... the risk of side effects. If your white blood cell count is very low, your doctor may ask you to avoid certain foods ... you buy at the store Stay away from buffets Don’t eat leftovers ...

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

  4. Efficacy of Oral Azacitidine Plus Best Supportive Care as Maintenance Therapy in Subjects With Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Complete Remission (QUAZAR AML-001)

    ... Criteria:  AML with inv(16), t(8;21), t(16;16), t(15;17), or t(9;22) or molecular evidence of such translocations Prior bone marrow or stem cell transplantation Candidate for allogeneic bone marrow or stem cell ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 8:39am.

  5. Special Issues for People with PNH

    ... things, it's a good idea to: Get a red blood cell count Get treatment for your anemia (blood transfusions or ... weigh the risks and benefits of getting a flu shot. Don’t forget to ask whether your family members and others in close contact with ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:59pm.

  6. Iodine I 131 Monoclonal Antibody BC8, Fludarabine Phosphate, Cyclophosphamide, Total-Body Irradiation and Donor Bone Marrow Transplant in Treating Patients With Advanced Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, or High-Risk Myelodysplastic Sy

    ... monoclonal antibody together with donor stem cell transplant , fludarabine phosphate, cyclophosphamide, mycophenolate ... monohydrate CTX CYCLO-cell Cycloblastin Cycloblastine Cyclophospham Cyclophosphamid ... T 586 Radiation: Iodine I 131 Monoclonal Antibody BC8 Given IV (dosimetry ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 1:01pm.

  7. Joseph Oved, MD

    ... model proposes that the immune system and specifically T cells are responsible for this destruction. Pediatric and adult aplastic ... patients with aplastic anemia have a tendency to develop cell populations that are predisposed to myelodysplastic syndrome and leukemia. ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 06/08/2017 - 10:40am.

  8. Infections in myelodysplastic syndromes: a review

    ... transiently worsening the pre-existing low white blood cell (WBC) counts. However, this increased risk of infections with ... infections, several other immune defects involving B cells, T cells and NK cells have been described. A wide spectrum of infections ...

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

  9. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

    ... Cancer cells often build up slowly in CLL. Many people don't have any symptoms for the first few years. Over time, the cells can spread to ... for other reasons. For instance, a person's white blood cell count may be very high, even though he or she doesn't have any ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:18pm.

  10. Complement Blockade with a C1 Esterase Inhibitor in Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    ... with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) don’t have two important proteins, CD55 and CD59, that normally protect red blood ... examined the effects of C1 INH on premature red blood cell destruction in blood samples from 5 patients with PNH and 3 healthy ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:21am.