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  1. Iron Chelation

    ... Basics Red blood cells contain iron. Each time you get a red blood cell transfusion ... well tolerated by patients, but it can cause a drop in white blood cell counts, so patients need to have their blood checked weekly ...

    Topic section last updated 06/23/2016 - 3:56pm.

  2. Iron Chelation Therapy

    ... This can be a problem for people who get lots of red blood cell transfusions. Red blood cells contain iron. Each time you get a ... well tolerated by patients, but it can cause a drop in white blood cell counts, so patients need to have their blood checked ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:40pm.

  3. Transplantation


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

  4. Overlap Syndromes: When PNH Appears with Aplastic Anemia or MDS

    ... (scarring in the marrow), a chronically high white blood cell or platelet count, especially if they have the JAK2 ...

    Interview last updated 05/14/2015 - 1:53pm.

  5. Genetically Modified T-cell Immunotherapy in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    ... acute myeloid leukemia. An immune cell is a type of blood cell that can recognize and kill abnormal cells in the body. The acute ... acute myeloid leukemia cells. Placing a modified gene into white blood cells may help the body build an immune response to kill cancer ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 07/14/2016 - 4:08pm.

  6. Midostaurin and Azacitidine in Treating Elderly Patients With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

    ... up to 24 hours before initiating treatment and to control blood counts during the first cycle of chemotherapy after azacitidine ... counts; however, at the time of treatment initiation, white blood cell (WBC) should be < 30,000/uL (can be controlled with ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/03/2016 - 2:24pm.

  7. Personalized Natural Killer (NK) Cell Therapy in Cord Blood Transplantation (CBT)

    ... to what is described above. CD20 is a type of marker for white blood cells. White blood cells help protect the body from infections. NK ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 10:28am.

  8. Treating Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... abnormalities seen in the MDS cells, and the degree of low blood counts, indicating if the red blood cells, white cells, or platelets are low. We consider people who get a score of INT-2 ...

    Interview last updated 05/18/2012 - 1:55pm.

  9. MDS: Diagnosis

    ... To understand what is causing your symptoms and low blood counts, your doctor will take a detailed medical history. Your doctor may ... sample. If the CBC shows a low number of red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets, your doctor may look at the cells under a ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:42pm.

  10. Donor Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant With or Without Ex-vivo Expanded Cord Blood Progenitor Cells in Treating Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, or Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... phase II trial studies how well donor umbilical cord blood transplant with or without ex-vivo expanded cord blood progenitor ... bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. It is not yet known whether giving donor ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/27/2016 - 1:17pm.