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[fuh-ree-sis] see apheresis.

Plasmapheresis (plasma exchange) for Waldenstrom ...

... Plasmapheresis (plasma exchange) for Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia. ...
Plasmapheresis works quickly to bring down the IgM level. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/waldenstrommacroglobulinemia/detailedguide/waldenstrom-macroglobulinemia-treating-plasmapheresis

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Donating blood

... Apheresis donation (described in the next section called “Types of
donation”) may take 2 hours or longer. ... Apheresis donation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bloodproductdonationandtransfusion/blood-transfusion-and-donation-donating-blood

Supportive treatments for patients with multiple myeloma

... multiple myeloma. Plasmapheresis. Plasmapheresis can be used to
remove myeloma protein from the blood. It's helpful ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/multiplemyeloma/detailedguide/multiple-myeloma-treating-supportive

Chemotherapy and other drugs for multiple myeloma

Chemotherapy (chemo) is the use of drugs to destroy or control cancer cells.

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Supportive therapy for multiple myeloma

... Plasmapheresis. ... Plasmapheresis is helpful when the build-up of myeloma
proteins thickens the blood and slows circulation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/multiplemyeloma/overviewguide/multiple-myeloma-overview-treating-supportive-therapy

Types of transfusions

... Plasma can be donated in a process called apheresis (a-fur-REE-sis), or
sometimes called plasmapheresis (plaz-muh-fur-REE-sis). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bloodproductdonationandtransfusion/blood-transfusion-and-donation-types-of-transfusions

Blood Transfusion and Donation

... Plasma can be donated in a process called apheresis (a-fur-REE-sis), or
sometimes called plasmapheresis (plaz-muh-fur-REE-sis). ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002989-pdf.pdf

What's it like to donate stem cells?

... This process is called apheresis (a-fur-REE-sis). ... Even after several days
of apheresis, there may not be enough for the transplant. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bonemarrowandperipheralbloodstemcelltransplant/stem-cell-transplant-donor-experience

When to treat people with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia

... serious symptoms caused by hyperviscosity or with very high levels of IgM
protein in the blood might need to be treated with plasmapheresis first to ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/waldenstrommacroglobulinemia/detailedguide/waldenstrom-macroglobulinemia-treating-people-with-w-m