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What are stem cells and why are they transplanted?

... hundreds of thousands of patients have had stem cell transplants. ... Stem cells
make the 3 main types of blood cells: red blood cells, white blood cells ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bonemarrowandperipheralbloodstemcelltransplant/stem-cell-transplant-what-are-stem-cells

Anemia

... Red blood cells carry oxygen throughout your body. ... This section of our Home
Care guide provides a brief overview of low red blood cell counts. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/anemia/index

How blood transfusions are done

... If you have type O blood, you can only get type O red blood cell transfusions.
But you can give your red blood cells to people with type A, B, AB, or O ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bloodproductdonationandtransfusion/blood-transfusion-and-donation-how-blood-transfusions-are-done

What is acute myeloid leukemia?

... The other blood-forming cells can develop into 1 of the 3 main types of blood
cell components: Red blood cells; White blood cells (other than ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutemyeloidaml/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-myeloid-myelogenous-what-is-aml

Stem cell transplant for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... they begin making new white blood cells. This is followed by new platelet
production and, several weeks later, new red blood cell production. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-lymphocytic-treating-bone-marrow-stem-cell-transplant

What is chronic myeloid leukemia?

... lymphocytes (a kind of white blood cell) or into cells that form other cells found
in blood. These other cells include red blood cells, white blood cells ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chronicmyeloidcml/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-myeloid-myelogenous-what-is-c-m-l

Why people with cancer might need blood transfusions

... internal bleeding, which can lead to anemia ([uh-nee-me-uh] from too few
red blood cells; see “Red blood cell transfusions” in the next section). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bloodproductdonationandtransfusion/blood-transfusion-and-donation-why-cancer-patients-may-need-transfusions

Understanding Your Lab Test Results

... Red blood cells (RBCs). RBCs ... body. The CBC measures red blood cells
in many ways, but the simplest measure is either. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/understanding-your-lab-test-results

What is chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

... The blood-forming cells can develop into 1 of the 3 main types of blood cell
components: Red blood cells; White blood cells (other than lymphocytes ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-lymphocytic-what-is-cll

Blood Transfusion and Donation

... to anemia ([uh-nee-me-uh] from too few red blood cells; see “Red blood
cell transfusions” in the next section). • Blood cells ...

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