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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 ... score with life threatening cytopenia (s), including red cell or platelet transfusion dependence. Receipt of at least ...

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

  2. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts for the Prevention of GVHD in Children

    ... how well T cell depleted donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant works in preventing graft-versus-host disease in ... may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/13/2016 - 2:29pm.

  3. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ Naive T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts From HLA-Matched Related and Unrelated Donors for Prevention of GVHD

    ... chronic myelogenous leukemia undergoing donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant . Giving chemotherapy and total-body ... may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 2:55pm.

  4. FAQs

    ... anemia happens when your bone marrow stops making enough blood-forming stem cells . Most experts believe aplastic anemia occurs ... ) is a rare and serous blood disease that causes your red blood cells to break apart. PNH occurs because of a genetic change to some ...

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

  5. Eltrombopag: Recent Discoveries on Potential New Applications for Aplastic Anemia

    ... in the Hematology Branch of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of ... counts in some patients, but also improve white and red blood cell counts. This was a surprising finding, as the drug was ...

    Interview last updated 02/14/2014 - 2:01pm.

  6. PNH - Basics

    ... Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria ( PNH ) is a rare blood disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. Doctors call this breaking apart " hemolysis ...

    Topic section last updated 04/05/2016 - 4:02pm.

  7. Total Marrow Irradiation for Refractory Acute Leukemia

    ... and total marrow irradiation before a donor umbilical cord blood or hematopoietic stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of ... may help the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:22am.

  8. Supportive Care

    ... is not a cure. This approach includes the use of: Blood transfusions Iron chelation therapy to treat iron ... treatment can work. Aplastic anemia patients may get red blood cell transfusions or platelet transfusions. Iron ...

    Page last updated 08/29/2013 - 4:20pm.

  9. Transplantation

     

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

  10. Transplantation Basics

    ... are gathered from either bone marrow , umbilical cord blood, and peripheral blood of a suitable donor and are placed in an MDS ... replacing mature blood cells to treat anemia (from low red blood cell counts) or to increase the platelet count. “Blood ...

    Interview last updated 04/05/2013 - 2:33pm.