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  1. Strong results for SAA patients at Johns Hopkins

    ... followed by two high doses of a common chemotherapy drug. In a report on the new transplant-chemo regimen, published online Dec. ... their transplants, all of the patients have stopped taking immunosuppressive drugs commonly used to treat the disorder and have no ...

    Article last updated 02/07/2017 - 11:05am.

  2. Comedy Became My Drug

    ... can do.” Today, my body is responding well to my ATG immunosuppressive therapy treatment, and my blood counts are slowly rising; I'm at about 120 ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:42pm.

  3. Eltrombopag for the treatment of aplastic anemia: current perspectives

    ... Journal Title:  Drug Des Devel Ther Primary ... young and medically fit patients with suitable donors and immunosuppressive therapy (IST) with antithymocyte globulin and ...

    Research Article last updated 11/01/2016 - 2:01pm.

  4. Announcing AAMDSIF 2016 Research Awards

    ... allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and immunosuppressive therapy based on two drugs: " cyclosporine " and ... results of standard therapy, by association with an other drug, called "eltrombopag". Researchers want to answer a simple question: Which ...

    Article last updated 06/09/2016 - 12:45pm.

  5. What is graft versus host disease?

    ... In some cases, GVHD can be prevented or treated with immunosuppressive drug therapy . Symptoms should be reported to your doctor immediately. ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:15pm.

  6. Flu Season Update

    ... you have a compromised immune system or if you are taking an immunosuppressive drug. The CDC notes that the following information pertains to the inactivated ...

    Facts for Life last updated 02/01/2018 - 3:49pm.

  7. What are the treatments for aplastic anemia?

    ... for certain patients, growth factors or iron chelation. Immunosuppressive therapy:  Works to lower your body's immune response. It ... are the medicines typically used. Recently, and drug called eltrombopag (Promacta) has started being used as part of ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:29pm.

  8. AAMDSIF Caitlyn Langley Research Fund

    ... October, 2001 when she was 5 years old. After years of immunosuppressive drug therapy , Caitlyn is feeling well. Today, Caitlyn is an active teenager ...

    Research Fund last updated 06/08/2017 - 3:28pm.

  9. Eltrombopag Added to IST Yields Encouraging Results

    ... that stimulating remaining stem cells with a drug that mimics the actions of a natural growth substance for marrow stem ... frequency in patients who had not adequately responded to immunosuppressive therapy (IST). These refractory patients were ...

    Interview last updated 05/24/2017 - 7:44am.

  10. Immunosuppressive Therapy

    ... the bone marrow from making normal blood cells. Immunosuppressive therapy uses medicines to keep the immune system from ... patients, especially those with the RA subtype. As with any drug used to treat MDS, the beneficial effects of ATG are temporary. Side ...

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