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MD Anderson Cancer Center

Location

MD Anderson Cancer Center
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Box 423
Houston, TX 77030-4009
Direct phone: (713) 792-8750

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 162
  • PBSC: 435
  • Cord Blood: 27
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 762
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

MD Anderson is a joint adult and pediatric transplant program that performs both ablative and non-myeloablative transplants, using cord blood, bone marrow or peripheral blood as the source of stem cells. Our expertise includes cord blood, haplo-identical and mismatched related or unrelated transplants. The program is expanding its use of cellular therapies for treatment.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1990 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since June 1990.

Attending physicians

Adult - Sairah Ahmed, Gheath Al-Atrash, Amin Alousi, Paolo Anderlini, Qaiser Bashir, Richard Champlin, May Daher, Chitra Hosing, Jin Seon Im, Partow Kebriaei, Issa Khouri, Marina Konopleva, Steven M. Kornblau, David Marin, Rohtesh Mehta, Jeffrey Molldrem, Yago Nieto, Amanda Olson, Betul Oran, Uday Popat, Muzaffar Qazilbash, Katy Rezvani, Neeraj Saini, Elizabeth J. Shpall

Pediatric - Sajad Khazal, Kris Michael Mahadeo, Demetrios Petropoulos, Priti Tewari

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

About the center

Overview

MD Anderson is a joint adult and pediatric transplant program that performs both ablative and non-myeloablative transplants, using cord blood, bone marrow or peripheral blood as the source of stem cells. Our expertise includes cord blood, haplo-identical and mismatched related or unrelated transplants. The program is expanding its use of cellular therapies for treatment.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1990 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since June 1990.

Attending physicians

Adult - Sairah Ahmed, Gheath Al-Atrash, Amin Alousi, Paolo Anderlini, Qaiser Bashir, Richard Champlin, May Daher, Chitra Hosing, Jin Seon Im, Partow Kebriaei, Issa Khouri, Marina Konopleva, Steven M. Kornblau, David Marin, Rohtesh Mehta, Jeffrey Molldrem, Yago Nieto, Amanda Olson, Betul Oran, Uday Popat, Muzaffar Qazilbash, Katy Rezvani, Neeraj Saini, Elizabeth J. Shpall

Pediatric - Sajad Khazal, Kris Michael Mahadeo, Demetrios Petropoulos, Priti Tewari

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

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 926 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 66.3%.

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 64.6% and 70.3%.

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


1365

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 73 224 0 297
Unrelated donor 82 211 25 318
Total allogeneic 155 435 25 615
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
750
-- 750
Total combined
1340 25 1365

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


21

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 5 0 0 5
Unrelated donor 2 0 2 4
Total allogeneic 7 0 2 9
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
12
-- 12
Total combined
19 2 21

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 6 88 159 49 302
Unrelated 7 101 145 69 322
Autologous 14 130 376 242 762
Total 27 319 680 360 1386

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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