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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Southwest Cancer Treatment & Research Center
at University Medical Center Health System
602 Indiana Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79415
Direct phone: (806) 775-8600
Toll-free: (888) 777-0045

Total transplants by cell source

  • Marrow: 0
  • PBSC: 4
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 25
Performs adult transplants


The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program was established in 1992 by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center & University Medical Center (UMC) Hospital. The BMT hospital unit contains 6 inpatient beds. Outpatients are seen at the Southwest Cancer Treatment & Research Center, adjacent to UMC Hospital. THe BMT program has been FACT (Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy) accredited since 2000 to perform autologous transplants. The program also performs sibling related donor, matched unrelated donor and cord blood transplants.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1993 and has been an NMDP transplant center since November 2003.

Attending physicians

Adult - Nicholas D'Cunha, Fred Hardwicke, Saba Radhi, Lukman Tijani

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only