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  1. San Diego Family Takes Action for Awareness

    ... remained in high-risk status he wasn’t qualified, as his blast count had actually increased. We thought things over for a month or two, ... he no longer needed transfusions. A search for a stem cell donor had been started prior to this treatment. Because David is ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 9:33am.

  2. I Was Alone With MDS Until I Connected With Others on Social Media

    ... (Procrit®) shots for eight weeks because my white blood cell count was so low. I started a regimen of an oral lenalidomide , ... worse. A bone marrow biopsy confirmed our fears, as my blast count exceeded 5%. But my doctor stated that I was still far from ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 9:40am.

  3. Selinexor (KPT-330) in Older Patients With Relapsed/Refractory AML (SOPRA)

    ... undergone, and who are not currently eligible for, stem cell transplantation, and are currently deemed unfit for intensive ... Presence of central nervous system (CNS) leukemia. In blast transformation of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). Prior myelodysplastic ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/17/2018 - 1:51pm.

  4. Stem Cell Transplants May Be An Option for Some Elderly MDS Patients

    ... PubMed Abstract:  Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantations for elderly patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome ... status of the disease (i.e., advanced status, high blast cell count, the presence of chromosomal abnormalities indicative of ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:33am.

  5. Transplantation Basics

    ... Is it correct to say that stem cell transplantation is a process in which stem cells are gathered from ... chromosomes that carry a high risk of relapse, or high blast counts, the long-term success is somewhere around 75, maybe 80%. The ...

    Interview last updated 04/05/2013 - 2:33pm.

  6. Interviews with the Experts Transplantation & GVHD: What Patients Need to Know

    Why is stem cell transplantation considered a treatment option for many aplastic anemia ... chromosomes that carry a high risk of relapse, or high blast counts, the long-term success is somewhere around 75, maybe 80%. The ...

    Interview last updated 09/30/2014 - 11:07am.

  7. ASH 2012 - Reviewing MDS Progress from Research and Clinical Perspectives

    ... or darbepoetin (Aranesp®) work for low red blood cell counts. Romiplostin can be considered a platelet growth factor ... patients receiving romiplostin seemed to have an increased blast percentage, and some of these patients progressed to leukemia. So the ...

    Interview last updated 02/07/2013 - 1:28pm.

  8. Interviews with the Experts Managing MDS With Supportive Care and Active Treatment

    ... in case of an infection resulting from low white blood cell counts. How are decisions made about using these two different ... they use – including blood counts, bone marrow blast percentage, and bone marrow chromosome (cytogenetic) analysis. With ...

    Interview last updated 09/22/2014 - 12:25pm.

  9. Clinical Trials Report for April 2014

    ... anemia who need treatment for significantly low blood cell counts. National Institutes of Health Clinical Center ... with drugs that suppress the immune system or with stem cell transplant. People with SAA who receive these treatments are more likely ... (CML) in chronic phase, accelerated phase or blast crisis; Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML); Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS); ...

    Page last updated 04/18/2014 - 3:36pm.

  10. Interviews with the Experts Comorbidities: When Other Medical Conditions Affect MDS Treatment

    ... cases this particular comorbid condition can even help: red cell growth factors like darbepoetin (Aranesp®) or epoetin (Procrit®) can ... specific characteristics, like chromosome results or marrow blast counts. Because most MDS patients are older than age 60, many will ...

    Interview last updated 11/17/2014 - 9:31am.