Synthetic Bones: A Better Bone-Marrow Transplant? – The Scientist

This was originally published on this siteVARGHESE LAB, UC SAN DIEGOPeople with diseases of the blood often need bone marrow transplants to replace their blood-forming stem cells with those from healthy donors. But before those transplants, patients must eliminate their own bone marrow lest it compete with the introduced cells, and that process, which involves Read more about Synthetic Bones: A Better Bone-Marrow Transplant? – The Scientist[…]

Geneseo sophomore prepares for bone marrow transplant – Quad-Cities Online

This was originally published on this siteGENESEO — Trevor Schefsky’s battle of a rare genetic condition began at birth. Now a sophomore at Geneseo High School, that battle likely will make him miss the start of his high school junior year. Mr. Schefsky, along with his parents, Tony and Lori Schefsky, and hsi brother, Zach, Read more about Geneseo sophomore prepares for bone marrow transplant – Quad-Cities Online[…]

Man in need of bone marrow transplant finds perfect match: his brother – Fox17

This was originally published on this site Please enable Javascript to watch this video KENTWOOD, Mich. — A young man, unable to leave his home without wearing a mask, will soon be getting back to living a normal life. It’s all thanks to a bone marrow transplant. And as it turns out, the donor was Read more about Man in need of bone marrow transplant finds perfect match: his brother – Fox17[…]

Doctors create ‘MAGIC algorithm’ to predict bone marrow transplant patients’ risk of dying – Science Daily

This was originally published on this siteResearchers at Mount Sinai Health System have discovered a way to predict whether blood cancer patients who received a bone marrow transplant will develop graft-versus-host disease, a common and often lethal complication, according to a study published in JCI (The Journal of Clinical Investigation) Insight. This international study at Read more about Doctors create ‘MAGIC algorithm’ to predict bone marrow transplant patients’ risk of dying – Science Daily[…]

Va. boy needs a bone marrow transplant – WUSA9.com

This was originally published on this site ALEXANDRIA, VA. (WUSA9) – An Alexandria, Va. boy is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. Eleven-year-old Jack Creedon was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (LLS) in November of 2015. But now, even after several attempts to find matching donors, only one donor remains compatible and Jack’s Read more about Va. boy needs a bone marrow transplant – WUSA9.com[…]

Luling boy receives bone marrow transplant – WDSU New Orleans

This was originally published on this site It’s been a tough road for 9 year-old Chad Grosch. Diagnosed with leukemia in 2014, he appeared to have beaten the disease by spring of the following year. “I kicked cancer’s butt!”, declared Chad as he took his last chemotherapy treatment in April of 2015. Chad and his Read more about Luling boy receives bone marrow transplant – WDSU New Orleans[…]

Community rallies around 4-year-old in need of bone marrow transplant – WJHL

This was originally published on this site JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL)- On Saturday the community in Boones Creek rallied around a brave 4-year-old in need of a bone marrow transplant. Kaden Haynes was diagnosed back in March with MDS, also known as Myelodysplastic syndrome. Kaden’s father, Nathan, said he is now receiving treatment at St. Jude Read more about Community rallies around 4-year-old in need of bone marrow transplant – WJHL[…]