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  1. Advances in antiviral drug cuts infection post SCT

    ... and improves survival in patients undergoing donor stem cell transplant Article Source:  ... of CMV infection in transplant patients that doesn’t produce side effects that negate the benefit of the drug itself, the study ...

    Article last updated 02/23/2017 - 7:26am.

  2. I’m working through aplastic anemia – my son helps me keep focused.

    ... started bleeding. I hoped this would stop, but that didn’t happen. Finally, when I was attending a local football game, one side of my ... is a half-matched donor. My approval for a stem cell transplant at National Institutes of Health (NIH) came recently. I ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/11/2018 - 9:55am.

  3. Foundation Update - October 2017

    ... sister/caregiver Isabella, several weeks after his stem cell transplant for severe aplastic anemia . Here's what each had to ... and Treatment; October 23, 2017; 1:00 PM EDT Don't miss these archived webinars >What is Peripheral Neuropathy? Understanding ...

    Article last updated 11/30/2017 - 2:30pm.

  4. Association between donor leukocyte telomere length and survival after unrelated allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for severe aplastic anemia

    ... Author(s):  Gadalla SM, Wang T, Haagenson M, Spellman SR, Lee SJ, Williams KM, Wong JY, De Vivo I, Savage SA ... after unrelated donor allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) for patients with severe aplastic anemia . ...

    Research Article last updated 03/03/2015 - 11:48am.

  5. Paige Cranwell: "My Half-Match Miracle"

    ... lack of energy and some bruising that just wouldn’t go away. I drove home to Arlington, Virginia to see my primary care ... My best chance for the long-term survival was a stem cell) transplant. In order to begin treatment, I needed to find a transplant ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/24/2018 - 12:28pm.

  6. Fludarabine Phosphate and Total Body Irradiation Followed by a Donor Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndromes or Myeloproliferative Disorders

    ... phosphate followed by a donor peripheral stem cell transplant in treating patients withmyelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) ... irradiation before a donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. Giving chemotherapy ... T 586 Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis Correlative studies Drug: ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 1:27pm.

  7. Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

    ... ? Bone marrow failure occurs when the marrow doesn't produce enough red cells, white cells or platelets, or the blood cells that ... MDS have two things in common: They have a low blood cell count for at least one blood cell type. This is called a cytopenia . ...

    Page last updated 09/14/2018 - 2:43pm.

  8. A Remarkable Response in a Clinical Trial

    ... (MDS), a disease that has no cure except for a stem cell transplant . Because I was in my mid-70s, a bone marrow transplant wasn’t the best option. At the time of the diagnosis, my spouse, Jim, and I had ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:46pm.

  9. Diagnosis

    ... uses a number of methods to measure how many of each blood cell type are in your blood sample. If the CBC shows a low number of red blood ... that are not normal. These abnormal looking cells don’t work right, and this can lead to anemia. ...

    Topic section last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  10. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)

    ... change ( mutation ) in the PIG-A gene of a single stem cell in your bone marrow . Here are the steps that lead to PNH: The ... 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 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.