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University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center

Location

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-5065
Direct phone: (216) 844-7859

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 31
  • PBSC: 58
  • Cord Blood: 10
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 129
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center is located on University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center campus. UH Seidman Cancer Center is a member of the National comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), accredited by Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy ( FACT), and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with nationally recognized faculty and physician scientists, state-of-the-art medical equipment and an uplifting patient-focused environment. Our program is a combined Adult and Pediatric program . We have affiliations with both the Children's Oncology Group (COG) and are a core center of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT CTN). This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1976 and has been an NMDP transplant center since May 1991.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1976 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since May 1991.

Attending physicians

Adult - Kirsten Boughan, Paolo Caimi, Brenda Cooper, Marcos de Lima, Molly Gallogly, Stanton Gerson, Ehsan Malek, Leland Metheny, Timothy O'Brieny, Folashade Otegbeye, Benjamin Tomlinson

Pediatric - Sanjay Ahuja, Jignesh Dalal, Mari Dallas, Rachel Egler, Lisa Hackney, Verania Huerta Urrutia, Irina Pateva, Duncan Stearns, Kristen VanHeyst

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

There are several options available to our patients and families/caregivers. Hotels: we do have several local hotels that are willing to provide our patients with discounted rates for the families and patients while undergoing treatment. Courtyard by Marriott: This facility is located across the street from Seidman Cancer Center. Long term stay discounts are granted to families/patients. Hope Lodge: affiliated with the American Cancer Society. This facility offers free housing for all patients, family members and the caregiver team. You must be 18 years and older to stay at Hope Lodge. The center consists of a library, activities, for all, private rooms, common area, and kitchen. Hope Lodge is steps away from the Seidman Cancer Center. There is a free shuttle available for transport Housing is arranged pre-transplant as needed for patients who live further than 60 minutes or are in need of special accommodations. The Transplant House of Cleveland has 15 fully furnished apartments that can be leased for a small fee. These apartments are within walking distance or shuttle service to the main hospital. Additionally, Ronald McDonald House offers free housing for applicable pediatric patients and families and is located within a few blocks of our center.

About the center

Overview

University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center is located on University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center campus. UH Seidman Cancer Center is a member of the National comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), accredited by Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy ( FACT), and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with nationally recognized faculty and physician scientists, state-of-the-art medical equipment and an uplifting patient-focused environment. Our program is a combined Adult and Pediatric program . We have affiliations with both the Children's Oncology Group (COG) and are a core center of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT CTN). This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1976 and has been an NMDP transplant center since May 1991.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1976 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since May 1991.

Attending physicians

Adult - Kirsten Boughan, Paolo Caimi, Brenda Cooper, Marcos de Lima, Molly Gallogly, Stanton Gerson, Ehsan Malek, Leland Metheny, Timothy O'Brieny, Folashade Otegbeye, Benjamin Tomlinson

Pediatric - Sanjay Ahuja, Jignesh Dalal, Mari Dallas, Rachel Egler, Lisa Hackney, Verania Huerta Urrutia, Irina Pateva, Duncan Stearns, Kristen VanHeyst

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

There are several options available to our patients and families/caregivers. Hotels: we do have several local hotels that are willing to provide our patients with discounted rates for the families and patients while undergoing treatment. Courtyard by Marriott: This facility is located across the street from Seidman Cancer Center. Long term stay discounts are granted to families/patients. Hope Lodge: affiliated with the American Cancer Society. This facility offers free housing for all patients, family members and the caregiver team. You must be 18 years and older to stay at Hope Lodge. The center consists of a library, activities, for all, private rooms, common area, and kitchen. Hope Lodge is steps away from the Seidman Cancer Center. There is a free shuttle available for transport Housing is arranged pre-transplant as needed for patients who live further than 60 minutes or are in need of special accommodations. The Transplant House of Cleveland has 15 fully furnished apartments that can be leased for a small fee. These apartments are within walking distance or shuttle service to the main hospital. Additionally, Ronald McDonald House offers free housing for applicable pediatric patients and families and is located within a few blocks of our center.

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

This center's actual 1-year survival results are below 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 142 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 60.4%.

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 64.7% and 78.6%.

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


200

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 10 19 0 29
Unrelated donor 10 36 7 53
Total allogeneic 20 55 7 82
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
118
-- 118
Total combined
193 7 200

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


28

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 5 2 1 8
Unrelated donor 6 1 2 9
Total allogeneic 11 3 3 17
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
11
-- 11
Total combined
25 3 28

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 9 8 14 6 37
Unrelated 9 11 26 16 62
Autologous 12 17 63 37 129
Total 30 36 103 59 228

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

Survivorship program

This center has separate survivorship programs for adult and pediatric patients.
Please select the program you are interested in.