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  1. Conditioning Regimen and the Transplantation of Unrelated Donor Umbilical Cord Blood in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies.

    ... and radiation at reduced doses followed by a cord blood transplant are at treating cancer. The stem cells chosen for the ... will be given through the catheter just like a blood transfusion . Transplants done this way have been successful. However, this ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:51pm.

  2. BMT Meant 'It Could Finally Be Over '

    ... because my hematocrit (the volume percentage of red blood cells in my body), had gone down recently and it had been almost two weeks since my last blood transfusion . It was at about 19%, or half the usual amount for girls my ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2016 - 3:28pm.

  3. Disease Won't Run My Life

    ... care physician. One day later, after receiving a blood test, my physician called and instructed me to have someone drive me immediately to the local emergency room for a blood transfusion .  “They’re waiting for you,” he said.  My youngest son ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2016 - 3:36pm.

  4. MEDALIST Trial

    ... (MDS) with ring sideroblasts (≥ 15%) who require Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions. ... as documented by the following criteria: average transfusion requirement of ≥ 2 units/8 weeks of packed red blood cells ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 02/22/2017 - 11:42am.

  5. Treatments

    ... that can cause your bone marrow to make more red blood cells. This can improve anemia . Androgens are sometimes used to ... A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. Most people who have a bone ...

    Topic section last updated 05/04/2016 - 1:52pm.

  6. Therapies

    ... that can cause your bone marrow to make more red blood cells. This can improve anemia . Androgens are sometimes used to ... A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. Most people who have a bone ...

    Page last updated 03/18/2016 - 11:26am.

  7. Myeloablative Unrelated Donor Cord Blood Transplantation With T-Cell Depleted Haplo-identical Peripheral Blood Stem Cells for Patients With High Risk Hematological Malignancies

    ... purpose of this study is to find out whether the addition of blood stem cells from a close family member, when added to two units of ... (s), and/or red blood cell or platelet transfusion dependence, or patients with aplasia, or patients with excess ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:33pm.

  8. Treatments

    ... rid of them. That’s because they don’t have enough white blood cells (neutrophils) to fight infection, a condition called ... A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. Most people who have a bone ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:36pm.

  9. My MDS Diagnosis and Progression of Treatment

    ... care with the assistance of the local oncologist.  I had 2 blood transfusions, in June and October. Currently, I am experiencing ... my hemoglobin dropped to 6.3 and I received a blood transfusion . Two weeks ago, the dosage of darbepoetin alfa was increased to ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:19am.

  10. Effectiveness of lenalidomide in patients over 75 vs. patients under 75 with RBC transfusion-dependent low/int-1-risk MDS and del5q

    ... with deletion 5q abnormalities who are dependent on red blood cell (RBC) transfusions.  This approval was based on the results of ... treatment affords many patients a sustained RBC transfusion independence and a significant cytogenetic response. ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:32am.