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Dana Farber/Brigham &

Location

Dana Farber/Brigham &
Women's Cancer Center

Stem Cell Transplant Program
450 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02215
Direct phone: (617) 632-5138

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 255
  • PBSC: 388
  • Cord Blood: 22
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 539
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women's Cancer Care hematopoietic stem cell transplantation program is an adult oncology effort of Dana-Farber and the Brigham and Women's Hospital. Children's Hospital-Boston & Dana-Farber Cancer Institute work together to provide pediatric stem cell transplantation.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1984 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since March 1989.

Attending physicians

Adult - Joseph H. Antin, Phillipe Armand, Jennifer Brown, Corey Cutler, Matthew Davids, D. Fisher, A. Freedman, Brett Glotzbecker, Mahasweta Gooptu, Vincent Ho, Eric Jacobsen, John Koreth, Anne LaCase, Andrew Lane, Sarah Nikiforow, Paul Richardson, J. Ritz, Rizwan Romee, Robert Sackstein, Margaret Shipp, Robert Soiffer, David Weinstock, Cathy Wu

Pediatric - Suneet Agarwal, Serine Avagyan, Susanne Baumeister, Christy Duncan, John Horan, Malika Kapadia, Leslie Kean, Leslie Lehmann, Hojun Li, Steven Margossian, Sun-Yung Pai, Maxim Pimkin, Grant Rowe, Christina Ullrich, Jennifer Whangbo

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Discounted and free housing resources on a need basis.

About the center

Overview

Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women's Cancer Care hematopoietic stem cell transplantation program is an adult oncology effort of Dana-Farber and the Brigham and Women's Hospital. Children's Hospital-Boston & Dana-Farber Cancer Institute work together to provide pediatric stem cell transplantation.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1984 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since March 1989.

Attending physicians

Adult - Joseph H. Antin, Phillipe Armand, Jennifer Brown, Corey Cutler, Matthew Davids, D. Fisher, A. Freedman, Brett Glotzbecker, Mahasweta Gooptu, Vincent Ho, Eric Jacobsen, John Koreth, Anne LaCase, Andrew Lane, Sarah Nikiforow, Paul Richardson, J. Ritz, Rizwan Romee, Robert Sackstein, Margaret Shipp, Robert Soiffer, David Weinstock, Cathy Wu

Pediatric - Suneet Agarwal, Serine Avagyan, Susanne Baumeister, Christy Duncan, John Horan, Malika Kapadia, Leslie Kean, Leslie Lehmann, Hojun Li, Steven Margossian, Sun-Yung Pai, Maxim Pimkin, Grant Rowe, Christina Ullrich, Jennifer Whangbo

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Discounted and free housing resources on a need basis.

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

Dana Farber Cancer Institute & Boston Children's Hospital

This center's actual 1-year survival results are above the expected rate for this center.

The survival information we have for this center includes ONLY:

  1. Patients who had their FIRST ALLOGENEIC transplant (cells from a related or unrelated donor/cord blood) during 2015, 2016, 2017, and
  2. Who had their transplant at a U.S. transplant center, and
  3. Who had follow-up information provided by the transplant center for analysis

For this center, we have survival information for 182 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 89.3%.

Compared to similar patients transplanted at all centers in the U.S., we expect that the 1-year survival for patients at this center to be in a range between 77.9% and 88.2%.

For help with understanding these statistics, please see Understanding Transplant Outcomes.

For overall survival for all patients transplanted with a specific disease, please see U.S. Patient Survival report at bloodcell.transplant.hrsa.gov.

Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Brigham and Women's Hospital - Adults

This center's actual 1-year survival results are similar to the expected rate for this center.

The survival information we have for this center includes ONLY:

  1. Patients who had their FIRST ALLOGENEIC transplant (cells from a related or unrelated donor/cord blood) during 2015, 2016, 2017, and
  2. Who had their transplant at a U.S. transplant center, and
  3. Who had follow-up information provided by the transplant center for analysis

For this center, we have survival information for 698 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 71.8%.

Compared to similar patients transplanted at all centers in the U.S., we expect that the 1-year survival for patients at this center to be in a range between 65.3% and 71.8%.

For help with understanding these statistics, please see Understanding Transplant Outcomes.

For overall survival for all patients transplanted with a specific disease, please see U.S. Patient Survival report at bloodcell.transplant.hrsa.gov.

Number of adult transplants

Total adult transplants


974

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 53 107 0 160
Unrelated donor 89 270 8 367
Total allogeneic 142 377 8 527
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
447
-- 447
Total combined
966 8 974

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


230

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 39 4 2 45
Unrelated donor 74 7 12 93
Total allogeneic 113 11 14 138
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
92
-- 92
Total combined
216 14 230

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 43 38 85 39 205
Unrelated 83 76 171 130 460
Autologous 87 57 258 137 539
Total 213 171 514 306 1204

Treatments may be similar for diseases within a group. It might be helpful to look at centers that have done transplants for a specific disease and centers that have done transplants for any corresponding broad disease categories.

Centers are not required to report autologous transplants so the numbers might be incomplete.

More information about transplants for this disease can be found:

Additional information

Transplant center resources

If you have transplant-related questions, please call the transplant center's direct phone number.

If you have questions about costs and financial services at this center, please call the transplant center's direct phone number.

Be The Match patient navigators

Patient navigators can answer your questions about choosing a transplant center and provide support and education to help you throughout your transplant journey.

Inside the United States: 1 (888) 999-6743

Outside the United States: 1 (763) 406-3410.
(Long distance or international charges may apply.)

Email: patientinfo@nmdp.org

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