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  1. BMT - Bone Marrow v Stem Cell Transplantation

    ... stem cells (PBSC) – The donor is given a white cell  growth factor  that increases the production of white blood cells and also dislodges ...

    Page last updated 02/23/2016 - 1:05pm.

  2. BMT - Bone Marrow v Stem Cell

    ... stem cells (PBSC) – The donor is given a white cell  growth factor  that increases the production of white blood cells and also dislodges ...

    Topic section last updated 02/23/2016 - 12:59pm.

  3. FAQs

    ... include blood transfusions and antibiotics, and may include growth factors or iron chelation for some patients. Immunosuppressive ... bone marrow to produce more blood cells. Red cell growth factor is most commonly used in bone marrow failure patients. It is called ...

    Topic section last updated 03/02/2016 - 11:42am.

  4. Growth Factors

    ... Growth factors cause your bone marrow to produce more blood cells. They may ... not replace immunosuppressive therapy. Red cell growth factor is called erythropoietin or EPO for short. It is a hormone ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:43pm.

  5. Moderate, Severe, and Very Severe Aplastic Anemia: How are treatment decisions made?

    Are treatments for each category aplastic anemia (moderate, severe, and very severe) also category-specific or are they decided more on a case-by-case basis? That’s correct—an aplastic anemia diagnosis ...

    Interview last updated 10/14/2015 - 12:47pm.

  6. Immunosuppression and Stem Cell Transplantation – How Are These Treatments Chosen?

    ... in stimulating blood cell production. Eltrombopag is a growth factor , which was originally developed to treat immune thrombocytopenic ...

    Interview last updated 07/15/2015 - 10:19am.

  7. Growth Factors

    Growth factors cause your bone marrow to produce more blood cells. They ... do not replace immunosuppressive therapy. Red cell growth factor is called erythropoietin or EPO for short. It is a ...

    Page last updated 11/13/2014 - 9:34am.

  8. Transplantation

     

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

  9. Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation

    ... stem cells (PBSC) – The donor is given a white cell growth factor that increases the production of white blood cells and also ...

    Page last updated 09/30/2014 - 11:47am.

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

    ... (usually the pelvic bones) or by treating the donor with growth factors, generally G-CSF, which push the stem cells out of the marrow ... can be discussed at that time. Why is age a factor in evaluating a patient’s suitability for transplantation? ...

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