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  1. A phase 2 trial of high dose lenalidomide in patients with relapsed/refractory higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukaemia with trilineage dysplasia

    ... evaluation should be considered in upfront intensive chemotherapy -ineligible patients. ...

    Research Article last updated 11/02/2016 - 9:17am.

  2. Nurses’ Live Surprise for Robin Roberts

    ... feeling of isolation she experienced while going through chemotherapy , telling the story that she shared on Harry. "Before my ... I had to have my immune system completely wiped out with chemotherapy," she wrote. "I went into the hospital thinking that I was going ...

    Article last updated 10/31/2016 - 7:24am.

  3. Acute leukaemia and myelodysplastic syndromes with chromosomal rearrangement involving 11q23 locus, but not MLL gene

    ... Five of six patients with acute leukaemia had received chemotherapy and detection of 11q23 translocation occurred at time of ...

    Research Article last updated 09/19/2016 - 11:12am.

  4. AAMDSIF Summer Fellowship Grant Program

    ... I will test whether the amount of DNA breaks caused by chemotherapy in patient’s blood samples predicts who will respond to ... This could serve as an early marker of who will respond to chemotherapy and could be used in future clinical trials to monitor patients ...

    Page last updated 05/17/2017 - 1:29pm.

  5. Brotherly love comes with a BMT match

    ... the transplant, Connor will have to undergo high-dose chemotherapy to kill the cells in the bone marrow. He didn’t have to ...

    Article last updated 06/14/2016 - 11:52am.

  6. Chemotherapy

    ... this from happening, your doctor may prescribe intensive chemotherapy in order to kill bone marrow cells that have an abnormal size, shape, or look. Chemotherapy for MDS patients involves the use of medicines that kill cells, ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:45pm.

  7. Outpatient Induction Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Advanced Myelodysplastic Syndrome

    ... trial studies the feasibility of having induction chemotherapy in an outpatient setting. Patients with acute leukemia (AML) ... will be examined. Treating eligible patients with induction chemotherapy in an outpatient setting may save in healthcare cost and improve a ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 9:49am.

  8. Allogeneic stem cell transplantation in myelodysplastic syndromes: does pretransplant clonal burden matter?

    ... with pretransplant therapy such as intensive induction chemotherapy or hypomethylating agent treatment. Randomized data are ...

    Research Article last updated 04/29/2016 - 10:22am.

  9. How Much Do You Want to Know About Your Cancer?

    ... of being alive in five or 10 years; likelihood that chemotherapy will work; and even how long it might work. We will try to put ...

    Article last updated 06/07/2016 - 3:16pm.

  10. Donor Stem Cell Transplant With No or Low-Intensity Chemotherapy Using Sirolimus and Treated Immune Cells to Treat Blood and Lymph Cancers

    ... may follow these transplants because of the high-dose chemotherapy and radiation that accompany the procedure. Also, donated ... and skin. To reduce toxicity of high-dose preparative chemotherapy, this study performs allogeneic transplant after low doses of ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 11:28am.