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A Pilot Study of Transfusion of rhTPO-Derived Autologous Platelets Cryopreserved with ThromboSol and 2% DMSO in Patients with Gynecologic Malignancy Receiving Carboplatin
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Thrombopoietin, Platelet-pheresis, Carboplatin
MD Anderson Cancer Center
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:56:05-0400
Life-threatening thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) and neutropenia (low white blood count) remain the major dose-limiting toxicities following chemotherapy treatment for cancer. The ...
An Epidemiological Study of Subjects With Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura to Evaluate the Relationship Between Platelet Counts, Endogenous Thrombopoietin Levels, Endogenous Anti-Thrombopoietin Antibodies, and Selected Autoimmune Markers
This study involves the collection of blood samples from patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) to evaluate the relationship between platelet counts, blood levels of a hormone...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether recombinant human thrombopoietin(rhTPO) can rapidly increase the platelet counts, shorten the time of the platelet returned to normal, red...
SB497115 is an oral agent which activates the thrombopoietin receptor and increases platelet counts in healthy volunteers. This study is examining several different doses of SB497115 vers...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the tolerability, safety, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of recombinant human thrombopoietin in the patients with different degree of liver ...
Thrombocytopenia occurs frequently in patients with cirrhosis. The immature platelet fraction (IPF%) is measured to differentiate the causes of thrombocytopenia. To date the relevance of thrombopoieti...
Phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) plays an important role in platelet function and contributes to platelet hyperreactivity induced by elevated levels of circulating peptide hormones, including thrombop...
Due to their derivation from the cell types involved in gynecologic hormonal networks, many gynecologic tumors may produce hormones. In a normal physiological setting, these hormones are essential for...
In this brief report, we present our experience with 3-weekly paclitaxel-carboplatin chemotherapy for patients with vulvar cancer. Two patients with locally advanced disease had an impressive response...
Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynaecologic malignancy and the main cause of death from gynaecologic cancer, due to late diagnosis and chemoresistance. Studies have reported the role of cyst...
Cell surface receptors that are specific for THROMBOPOIETIN. They signal through interaction with JANUS KINASES such as JANUS KINASE 2.
A humoral factor that stimulates the production of thrombocytes (BLOOD PLATELETS). Thrombopoietin stimulates the proliferation of bone marrow MEGAKARYOCYTES and their release of blood platelets. The process is called THROMBOPOIESIS.
An organoplatinum compound that possesses antineoplastic activity.
A rare, inherited platelet disorder characterized by a selective deficiency in the number and contents of platelet alpha-granules. It is associated with THROMBOCYTOPENIA, enlarged platelets, and prolonged bleeding time.
A collective term for precoordinated organ/neoplasm headings locating neoplasms by organ, as BRAIN NEOPLASMS; DUODENAL NEOPLASMS; LIVER NEOPLASMS; etc.
Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...
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Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...