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  1. ASCO Updates Platelet Transfusion Guideline Prophylaxis unnecessary for adults undergoing HSCT

    ... in 2015 by the AABB (formerly the American Association of Blood Banks) and the International Collaboration for Transfusion Medicine ... immunoprophylaxis - Leukoreduction of platelet and red blood cell products to reduce the risk of alloantibody-mediated ...

    Research Article last updated 12/06/2017 - 11:23am.

  2. Treatments

    ... mature Increase the number of healthy cells in your blood Kill abnormal bone marrow cells  Reduce the number of  ... bone marrow failure diseases to help increase red blood cell , white blood cell or platelet counts. ...

    Topic section last updated 08/07/2018 - 2:28pm.

  3. Early treatment initiation in lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes produces an earlier and higher rate of transfusion independence

    ... resulting in refractory cytopenias. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions can improve anemia ; however, prolonged ...

    Research Article last updated 09/13/2017 - 8:58am.

  4. Ron Carlsen Beats Early Onset MDS; Grapples with Post-Transplant GVHD

    ... I started to bruise easily with no explanation, and my red blood cell count started to drop. Eventually, I was put on epoetin alfa ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 07/25/2018 - 10:28am.

  5. Luspatercept for the treatment of anaemia in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (PACE-MDS): a multicentre, open-label phase 2 dose-finding study with long-term extension study

    ... chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia ( white blood cell count <13 000/μL), and had anaemia with or without red blood cell transfusion support. Enrolled patients were classified as ...

    Research Article last updated 09/18/2017 - 1:38pm.

  6. Increasing the effectiveness of hematopoiesis in myelodysplastic syndromes: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and transforming growth factor-β superfamily inhibitors

    ... quality of life, as well as iron overload due to red blood cell transfusion support. To promote proliferation and differentiation of ...

    Research Article last updated 10/23/2017 - 11:08am.

  7. Lenalidomide: Myelodysplastic syndromes with del(5q) and beyond

    ... sensitive to lenalidomide for the treatment of red blood cell transfusion -dependent anemia . Although lenalidomide has ...

    Research Article last updated 10/23/2017 - 10:58am.

  8. Increasing the effectiveness of hematopoiesis in myelodysplastic syndromes: erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and transforming growth factor-β superfamily inhibitors

    ... quality of life, as well as iron overload due to red blood cell transfusion support. To promote proliferation and differentiation of ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2017 - 10:10am.

  9. Lenalidomide: Myelodysplastic syndromes with del(5q) and beyond

    ... sensitive to lenalidomide for the treatment of red blood cell transfusion -dependent anemia . Although lenalidomide has ...

    Research Article last updated 10/02/2017 - 9:54am.

  10. Red Blood Cell Transfusion Dependency and Hyperferritinemia Are Associated with Impaired Survival in Patients Diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Results from the First Polish MDS-PALG Registry

    ... analysis of the relationship of SF concentration with red blood cell transfusion dependency, survival and transformation to acute ...

    Research Article last updated 10/06/2016 - 1:01pm.