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University Medical Center, Inc.

Location

University Medical Center, Inc.
University of Louisville Hospital

James Graham Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Suite 230
Louisville, KY 40202
Direct phone: (502) 562-4363
Toll-free: (800) 234-BMTX

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 2
  • PBSC: 42
  • Cord Blood: 3
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 74
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

The University of Louisville initiated the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program in 1988 with the recruitment of Roger Herzig, MD, as program director. Adult patients are treated at the U of L Health Care Brown Cancer Center/University Hospital; pediatric patients are treated at Norton Children's Hospital.

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

Attending physicians

Adult - Robert Emmons, Mohamed Hagazi, William Tse

Pediatric - Alexandra Cheerva, Mikey Huang, Esther Knapp, William Tse

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Information on this topic was not provided.

About the center

Overview

The University of Louisville initiated the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program in 1988 with the recruitment of Roger Herzig, MD, as program director. Adult patients are treated at the U of L Health Care Brown Cancer Center/University Hospital; pediatric patients are treated at Norton Children's Hospital.

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

Attending physicians

Adult - Robert Emmons, Mohamed Hagazi, William Tse

Pediatric - Alexandra Cheerva, Mikey Huang, Esther Knapp, William Tse

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Information on this topic was not provided.

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 65 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 65.8%.

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 64.2% and 84.3%.

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


110

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 0 17 0 17
Unrelated donor 1 25 1 27
Total allogeneic 1 42 1 44
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
66
-- 66
Total combined
109 1 110

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


11

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 1 0 0 1
Unrelated donor 0 0 2 2
Total allogeneic 1 0 2 3
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
8
-- 8
Total combined
9 2 11

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 1 2 11 4 18
Unrelated 2 6 13 8 29
Autologous 8 3 40 23 74
Total 11 11 64 35 121

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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