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Donor Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant and Pretargeted Radioimmunotherapy in Treating Patients With High-Risk Advanced Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, or Myelodysplastic Syndrome

2015-04-03 08:31:35 | BioPortfolio

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Study of Total Body Irradiation in Combination With Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation Followed By Cyclosporine and Mycophenolate Mofetil in High Risk-Patients With Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the safety of total body irradiation and post-transplant cyclosporine and mycophenolate mofetil in high-risk patients with human immunodeficiency virus-1. ...

Fludarabine and Low-Dose Total-Body Irradiation Followed By Donor Stem Cell Transplantation and Mycophenolate Mofetil and Cyclosporine in Treating Patients With Fanconi's Anemia

RATIONALE: Peripheral stem cell or bone marrow transplantation may be able to replace immune cells that were destroyed by chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Sometimes the transplanted cel...

Chemotherapy, Total-Body Irradiation, and Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation in Treating Older Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

RATIONALE: Peripheral stem cell transplantation may be able to replace immune cells that were destroyed by chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Sometimes the transplanted cells can make an ...

Fludarabine, Total-Body Irradiation, and Donor Stem Cell Transplant Followed By Cyclosporine and Mycophenolate Mofetil in Treating Patients With Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

RATIONALE: Giving low doses of chemotherapy, such as fludarabine, and radiation therapy before a donor stem cell transplant helps stop the growth of cancer cells. It also stops the patient...

Study of Total Body Irradiation and Fludarabine Followed By Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation in Combination With Cyclosporine and Mycophenolate Mofetil in Patients With Inherited Disorders

OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the safety of total body irradiation and fludarabine followed by allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell or bone marrow transplantation in combination with cyclospor...

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Should mycophenolate mofetil be administered prior to cyclosporine A as a steroid-sparing agent to children with steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome?

Effects of tacrolimus (FK506) and mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) on regulatory T cells and co-inhibitory receptors in the peripheral blood of human liver allograft patients.

Recent studies have shown that a combination treatment of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and tacrolimus (FK506) may be an option for organ transplantation patients.

Comparative analysis of calcineurin-inhibitor-based methotrexate and mycophenolate mofetil-containing regimens for prevention of Graft-versus-Host Disease after reduced intensity conditioning allogeneic transplantation.

The combination of calcineurin inhibitor (CNI) such as tacrolimus (TAC) or cyclosporine (CYSP) with methotrexate (MTX) or with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) has been commonly used for Graft-versus-Host ...

Mycophenolate mofetil versus cyclophosphamide for remission induction in ANCA-associated vasculitis: a randomised, non-inferiority trial.

Cyclophosphamide induction regimens are effective for antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV), but are associated with infections, malignancies and infertility. Mycophen...

A Case of Bullous Morphea Resistant to Methotrexate and Phototherapy Successfully Treated With Mycophenolate Mofetil.

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Irradiation of one half or both halves of the body in the treatment of disseminated cancer or widespread metastases. It is used to treat diffuse metastases in one session as opposed to multiple fields over an extended period. The more frequent treatment modalities are upper hemibody irradiation (UHBI) or lower hemibody irradiation (LHBI). Less common is mid-body irradiation (MBI). In the treatment of both halves of the body sequentially, hemibody irradiation permits radiotherapy of the whole body with larger doses of radiation than could be accomplished with WHOLE-BODY IRRADIATION. It is sometimes called "systemic" hemibody irradiation with reference to its use in widespread cancer or metastases. (P. Rubin et al. Cancer, Vol 55, p2210, 1985)

Irradiation of the whole body with ionizing or non-ionizing radiation. It is applicable to humans or animals but not to microorganisms.

The total amount of a chemical, metal or radioactive substance present at any time after absorption in the body of man or animal.

Radiotherapy where cytotoxic radionuclides are linked to antibodies in order to deliver toxins directly to tumor targets. Therapy with targeted radiation rather than antibody-targeted toxins (IMMUNOTOXINS) has the advantage that adjacent tumor cells, which lack the appropriate antigenic determinants, can be destroyed by radiation cross-fire. Radioimmunotherapy is sometimes called targeted radiotherapy, but this latter term can also refer to radionuclides linked to non-immune molecules (see RADIOTHERAPY).

External or interstitial irradiation to treat lymphomas (e.g., Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas) and lymph node metastases and also some autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis.

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