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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 ... or myeloproliferative disorder; Therapy related AML; White cell count at presentation > 100,000; Presence of extramedullary ...

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

  2. BMT - Bone Marrow v Stem Cell

    ... bone marrow from a donor. This was put into the patient’s blood stream where it would find its way to the bone marrow and started to ... blood stem cells (PBSC) – The donor is given a white cell  growth factor  that increases the production of white blood ...

    Topic section last updated 02/23/2016 - 12:59pm.

  3. David Araten, MD

    ... by itself provide a very large percentage of the patient's blood cells. This clone has as its feature the presence of a mutation ... estimated from the platelet count and the percentage of PNH white cells. In the past there have been tests to identify platelets with the ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 11/30/2016 - 10:51am.

  4. MDS and Inflammation

    ... cellular effectors of inflammatory responses involve white blood cells, immune cells, blood vessels and additional molecular factors. This ...

    Interview last updated 02/14/2017 - 8:52am.

  5. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

    ... Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a blood cancer. It happens when young abnormal white blood cells called blasts (leukemia cells), begin to fill up the ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:15pm.

  6. Chronic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)

    ... bone marrow makes too many of one or more types of blood cells. Neoplasms usually get worse over time as the number of extra blood ... Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), the overproduction of white cells (granulocytes) and other cells Polycythemia vera, the ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:19pm.

  7. 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 also do a blood smear test, ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:35pm.

  8. Palifermin With Leuprolide Acetate for the Promotion of Immune Recovery Following Total Body Irradiation Based T-Cell Depleted Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

    ... recover faster following a stem cell transplant . Blood stem cells are very young blood cells that grow in the body to become red or white blood cells or platelets. The transplant uses stem cells in the blood ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 1:11pm.

  9. Graft-Versus-Host Disease Prophylaxis in Treating Patients With Hematologic Malignancies Undergoing Unrelated Donor Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant

    ... undergoing unrelated donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant . Giving chemotherapy and total-body ... bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells from a donor ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 1:49pm.

  10. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in the Treatment of Infant Leukemia

    ... , and melphalan, before a donor umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of abnormal or cancer ... the patient's bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells from a donor ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 9:56am.