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  1. SAA patient finds unrelated donor match in 2 weeks

    ... Retired Richland sergeant battling rare blood disease, awaiting marrow transplant ... to control bleeding, red blood cells to carry oxygen and white blood cells to fight infection. His went one at a time — platelets, ...

    Article last updated 03/21/2017 - 11:19am.

  2. Distinct mutation profile and prognostic relevance in patients with hypoplastic myelodysplastic syndromes (h-MDS)

    ... criteria were recruited. h-MDS patients had lower PB white blood cell and blast counts, and lower BM blast percentages, than those ...

    Research Article last updated 09/19/2016 - 11:07am.

  3. Advances in antiviral drug cuts infection post SCT

    ... Transplant Tandem Meetings of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) and the Center for International Blood ... – which give rise to all types of blood cells, including white blood cells of the immune system – is used to treat blood-related ...

    Article last updated 02/23/2017 - 7:26am.

  4. MDS expert finds promising antibody

    ... Researchers find new way to target blood stem cell cancers Article ... leukemic stem cells become incapable of maturing into red or white blood cells as intended. Most leukemias respond initially to standard ...

    Article last updated 01/26/2017 - 1:14pm.

  5. First-in Human Clinical Transplant Trial for Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... There was concurrent interest in using unrelated cord blood transplants and in using half-matched (haploidentical) donors for this ... John’s case we could tell within just five days that his white cell count was starting to recover, and in seven days it had returned to ...

    Interview last updated 10/04/2017 - 1:36pm.

  6. Platelet drug shows clinical benefits for severe, unresponsive aplastic anemia

    ... on our trial went on successfully to have allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Are there any side effects? Very few. At ... National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ...

    Interview last updated 07/06/2012 - 3:42pm.

  7. MDS Follows Two Misdiagnoses

    ... I would no longer have vision insurance. The eye doctor saw blood in my eyes and sent me for more tests and a complete blood count ... me how I was walking because my hemoglobin was 3.00 and my white cell count was 1.00. I spent a week in the hospital, got 7 units of ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/27/2016 - 7:23am.

  8. NHLBI profiles a member of the Foundation’s patient community.

    ... One Woman’s Determination Helped Her Defeat a Devastating Blood Disease Article Source:  ... which carry oxygen to the different parts of the body; white blood cells, which play a critical role in the immune system; and ...

    Article last updated 06/13/2016 - 1:51pm.

  9. Announcing AAMDSIF 2016 Research Awards

    ... set of clonal disorders characterized by ineffective blood cell development. These diseases are driven by many complex genetic and ... cell types ( pancytopenia ): red blood cells (anemia), white blood cells (leukopenia), and platelets ( thrombocytopenia ). If ...

    Article last updated 06/09/2016 - 12:45pm.

  10. Symptoms

    ... Low Red Blood Cell Counts A low red blood cell ... Low White Blood Cell Counts A low white ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:34pm.