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  1. Clinical Utility of Lenalidomide in the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... that are important for erythropoiesis (production of red blood cells) and cell cycle regulation. Genes that are near this del(5q) region ... increase red blood cell production and certain white blood cell subtypes to help fight viral and bacterial infections. ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:12am.

  2. MDS 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... does not work well and fails to make enough healthy blood cells. People diagnosed with MDS can have low numbers of red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets, or a combination of any of these. During ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  3. MDS 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... does not work well and fails to make enough healthy blood cells. People diagnosed with MDS can have low numbers of red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets, or a combination of any of these. In ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  4. Aplastic Anemia 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... that happens when the bone marrow stops making enough red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets for the body. Aplastic anemia can be ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  5. Aplastic Anemia 101: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

    ... that happens when the bone marrow stops making enough red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets for the body. Aplastic anemia can be moderate, ...

    LMS Item last updated 06/10/2016 - 1:24pm.

  6. Symptoms

    ... Hemolysis is the breaking apart of red blood cells. Hemolysis happens when the complement system , a part of your ... Low White Blood Cell Counts A low white ...

    Topic section last updated 03/29/2016 - 6:18pm.

  7. PNH - Treatment (OLD)

    ... Blood Transfusions A blood transfusion ... IV). Your doctor may ask you to take a white blood cell growth factor along with EPO. This combination may improve ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:09pm.

  8. Pathophysiology and management of thrombocytopenia in bone marrow failure: possible clinical applications of thrombopoietin receptor agonists in aplastic anemia and myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... (MDS), have in common that one, two, or all three blood cell lineages may be dangerously low. Neutropenia results in ... growth factors that stimulate the bone marrow to produce white blood cells, in particular neutrophils, and erythropoietin , to ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:21am.

  9. Insights into the Natural History of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH): Analysis of the Presenting Clinical, Haematological and Flow Cytometric Features of 705 Patients Leads to Improved Classification and Prediction of Clinical Course

    ... A group of researchers from Great Britain have collected blood cells from 705 patients (median age 45 years; slightly more males than ... had pancytopenia (low counts of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets). Although more males (98%) than females ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:20am.

  10. Donor Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Hematologic Malignancies

    ... This phase II trial studies how well donor peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) transplant works in treating patients with hematologic ... t(4;11), mixed lineage leukemia (MLL) rearrangements White blood cell counts > 30,000/mcL Patients over 30 years of age ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:26pm.