Myelodysplastic/stem cell transfusion
Mar 5, 2008
Hello Doctor: My partner just returned from the NIH and after several bone marrow biopsy's has been diagnosed with myeloysplastic lukemia in the later stages. Immediate efforts have begun to locate a suitable doner among his siblings. There is major concern finding a doctor, hospital, etc. who would be familiar with this situation and also HIV complications who can conduct the procedure. NIH wants knowledge on both sides. Do you have any referrals or recommendations regarding where or who to contact? PLEASE TRY YOUR BEST TO ANSWER AS THIS IS IMMEDIATE & DESPERATE NEED. Thank you...you're a great man!
myelodysplastic, then a stem cell transfusion
Response from Dr. Frascino
I'm sorry to hear about your partner's recent diagnosis. Most major medical centers in large cities should be able to help you. I don't know where you are writing from; however, I will provide you with one contact who may be able to help. I would recommend Ron Mitsuyasu, M.D. He is an excellent oncologist and HIV specialist and personal friend who works at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) as the Director of the Center of AIDS Research and Education (CARE). Phone number: 310-301-8680.
Good luck to both you and your partner. Give him a hug from me, OK?
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