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  1. Senior citizens underrepresented in clinical trials

    ... about how she was feeling each time she got chemotherapy . Earp said she agreed to participate because “I’ve ... affects older breast cancer patients’  response to chemotherapy. Of course, clinical trials aren’t for everyone. Some older ...

    Article last updated 06/29/2017 - 10:44am.

  2. Retired MDS Patient Living Life to the Fullest Since Transplant

    ... a five-day dose of decitabine (Dacogen®) and chemotherapy and also had the first of about 50 red blood cell ... transfusions.  During the first ten months of chemotherapy, I had a blood test almost every day. Because of the infection ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:43am.

  3. Medical “Must-See” TV in May

    ... trials in the building led to the development of modern chemotherapy treatments, the first treatments for HIV/AIDS, and the first ... in remarkable medical advances, from the first use of chemotherapy to treat cancer, to the development of the technique to keep the ...

    Article last updated 02/02/2017 - 9:48am.

  4. Health Care Team Players: Meet the Nurse

    ... with blood transfusions, blood tests, research, and chemotherapy . The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses ...

    Page last updated 05/07/2018 - 12:28pm.

  5. TP53 and Decitabine in Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... profile and TP53 mutations who receive conventional chemotherapy have poor outcomes. However, in this study of 10-day courses ...

    Research Article last updated 01/26/2017 - 10:07am.

  6. 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.

  7. Advances in antiviral drug cuts infection post SCT

    ... blood disorders. Patients typically receive chemotherapy to wipe out or reduce the bone marrow, where blood cells are ... diminishment of the immune system produced by pre-transplant chemotherapy, as well as measures to prevent graft-versus-host disease – can ...

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

  8. Doing His Part to Assist MDS Research

    ... appointments, bone marrow biopsies, CBCs, transfusions, chemotherapy and a clinical trial became my new reality. For ... stops responding to it, what then? More transfusions? More chemotherapy? A bone marrow transplant? When you have a life-threatening ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:24am.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.