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  1. GVAX vs. Placebo for MDS/AML After Allo HSCT

    ... your MDS or AML from relapsing after your allogeneic stem cell transplantation. "Investigational" means that the vaccine is still ... treatment for MDS/AML. It can be effective because the cells from your donor (also known as the graft) could form a new immune system ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 12:01pm.

  2. Total Marrow and Lymphoid Irradiation and Chemotherapy Before Donor Transplant in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Acute Leukemia

    ... given together with chemotherapy before donor stem cell transplant in treating patients with myelodysplasticsyndrome or ... as total marrow and lymphoid irradiation, to kill cancer cells, but these treatment kills normal cells as well. After chemotherapy, ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 12:58pm.

  3. Immunosuppressive Therapy

    ... may prevent the bone marrow from making normal blood cells. Immunosuppressive therapy uses medicines to keep the immune system from ... are turned off by the cyclosporine, they stop attacking stem cells in the bone marrow. Then the stem cells may be able to ...

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

  4. Recurrent and Secondary MDS

    ... after medical treatments, and even after an allogeneic stem cell transplant . So, I think of recurrent MDS to mean progression or ... low blood counts, and at times, we see a population of MDS cells that can develop. This may also occur related to other bone marrow ...

    Interview last updated 10/24/2012 - 1:12pm.

  5. Aplastic Anemia Clinical Trial at the NIH

    ... may also cause the body to make more red and white blood cells. In a trial performed at the NIH where patients with severe aplastic ... suggest that eltrombopag may stimulate hematopoietic stem cells , not just the cells that make platelets, which is a very ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:26am.

  6. T-cell Depleted Alternative Donor Transplantation

    ... disease (GVHD) in patients receiving a stem cell transplant from an alternative (unrelated and mismatched related) ... and post-transplant infections. Patients requiring stem cell transplants for either malignant (cancerous) or non-malignant disease ... Device: CliniMACS® (T cell depletion) Stem cells will be collected from donors after they receive Granulocyte ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:38pm.

  7. Medical Resources

    ... education & awareness about using umbilical cord blood stem cells as a treatment for disease. Salute To Life ...

    Page last updated 08/20/2015 - 8:34am.

  8. Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation Using Less Intensive Therapy

    ... RATIONALE: A peripheral stem cell transplant may be able to replace blood-forming cells that were destroyed by chemotherapy and radiation therapy, or ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/02/2016 - 2:20pm.

  9. TCRαβ+/CD19+ Depleted Haploidentical HSCT + Zoledronate

    ... transplantation with a haploidentical donor peripheral blood stem cell graft depleted of TCRαβ+ cells and CD19+ cells in conjunction with the immunomodulating drug, ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 4:35pm.

  10. Issues for Parents of Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure Patients

    ... does a doctor decide if a child is a good candidate for a stem cell transplantation? DR. MARGOLIS: We will call it a bone ... for lack of a better word. You can get your blood stem cells from either bone marrow, cord blood, or peripheral blood, and there ...

    Page last updated 06/20/2011 - 12:10pm.