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  1. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts for the Prevention of GVHD in Children

    ... how well T cell depleted donor peripheral blood stem cell transplant works in preventing graft-versus-host disease in ... bone marrow make stem cells, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Sometimes the transplanted cells from a donor ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/13/2016 - 2:29pm.

  2. Eltrombopag Added to IST Yields Encouraging Results

    ... in platelet counts but also noticed recovering red and white blood cells numbers. Although the magnitude of the response was somewhat ...

    Interview last updated 05/24/2017 - 7:44am.

  3. Supportive Care

    ... is not a cure. This approach includes the use of: Blood transfusions Iron chelation therapy to treat iron ... similar EPO, and comes in the brand name Aranesp®. White blood cell growth factors are sometimes used. These include G-CSF ( ...

    Page last updated 08/29/2013 - 4:20pm.

  4. Infections in myelodysplastic syndromes: a review

    ... patients by transiently worsening the pre-existing low white blood cell (WBC) counts. However, this increased risk of infections ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:28am.

  5. Soliris

    ... need for transfusions Reduce the breaking apart of red blood cells ( hemolysis ) over both the short and the long term ... of blood clots Soliris does not help increase white blood cell count or platelet cell count. How You Take It ...

    Page last updated 06/29/2015 - 9:07am.

  6. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ Naive T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts From HLA-Matched Related and Unrelated Donors for Prevention of GVHD

    ... chronic myelogenous leukemia undergoing 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 06/06/2016 - 2:55pm.

  7. Specialized Blood Cell Transplants for Cancers of the Blood and Bone Marrow

    ... The are a variety of cancerous diseases of the blood and bone marrow that can be potentially cured by bone marrow ... cells help to build new functioning bone marrow, red cells, white cells, and platelets. In addition, the immune cells from the donor are ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 2:08pm.

  8. PNH - Basics

    ... Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria ( PNH ) is a rare blood disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. Doctors call this ... the lungs and brings it to cells all around the body. White blood cells (WBCs) are also called leukocytes. They fight disease and ...

    Topic section last updated 04/05/2016 - 4:02pm.

  9. Matthew J. Walter, MD

    ... a mutation in one of these genes (U2AF1) affects blood cell formation in mice and alters the splicing of RNA in bone marrow ... that mice expressing the mutant U2AF1 gene have low white blood cell counts, similar to that seen in MDS patients. Mutant mouse ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 08/18/2014 - 10:07am.

  10. FAQs

    ... anemia happens when your bone marrow stops making enough blood-forming stem cells . Most experts believe aplastic anemia occurs ... older; the average age at diagnosis is 72 * Most often white (Caucasian) Native Americans, African-Americans, Inuits, Asians, and ...

    Topic section last updated 03/02/2016 - 11:42am.