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Duke University Medical Center

Location

Duke University Medical Center
Adult/Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Program
Division of Stem Cell Therapy
2400 Pratt Street, Box 3961, Suite 5000
Durham, NC 27705
Direct phone: (919) 684-8964

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020
  • Marrow: 41
  • PBSC: 103
  • Cord Blood: 52
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 364
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

The transplant program at Duke offers comprehensive care to Adult and Pediatrics patients. Care units for Adult and Pediatric inpatients and outpatients is delivered in distinct care sites by dedicated, trained healthcare professionals. Full support services are available.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1990 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since March 1992.

Attending physicians

Adult - Edwin Alyea, Nelson Chao, Taewoong Choi, Cristina Gasparetto, Mitchell Horwitz, Gwynn Long, Richard Lopez, David Rizzieri, Stefanie Sarantopolous, Anthony Sung

Pediatric - Timothy Driscoll, Joanne Kurtzberg, Paul Martin, Kristin M. Page, Suhag Parikh, Vinod Prasad

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Adult Program:
ABMT New Patient and Discharge class for patients and caregivers.
Transplant Coordinator to help navigate the
transplant journey.
Weekly Caregiver Support group in the outpatient day hospital.
Monthly Caregiver Support group on the inpatient unit.
Local housing options available at reduced rates.

Pediatric Program:
Pediatric Child Life Program with dedicated Child Life Therapist.
Hospital school for all school aged children during the school year.
Family Support Program.
Best Buddies Program.
Cellmates- children's support group.
Parent Support Group.
Sibling program. Newsletter: The Community Counts.
Ronald McDonald House availability.

About the center

Overview

The transplant program at Duke offers comprehensive care to Adult and Pediatrics patients. Care units for Adult and Pediatric inpatients and outpatients is delivered in distinct care sites by dedicated, trained healthcare professionals. Full support services are available.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1990 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since March 1992.

Attending physicians

Adult - Edwin Alyea, Nelson Chao, Taewoong Choi, Cristina Gasparetto, Mitchell Horwitz, Gwynn Long, Richard Lopez, David Rizzieri, Stefanie Sarantopolous, Anthony Sung

Pediatric - Timothy Driscoll, Joanne Kurtzberg, Paul Martin, Kristin M. Page, Suhag Parikh, Vinod Prasad

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Adult Program:
ABMT New Patient and Discharge class for patients and caregivers.
Transplant Coordinator to help navigate the
transplant journey.
Weekly Caregiver Support group in the outpatient day hospital.
Monthly Caregiver Support group on the inpatient unit.
Local housing options available at reduced rates.

Pediatric Program:
Pediatric Child Life Program with dedicated Child Life Therapist.
Hospital school for all school aged children during the school year.
Family Support Program.
Best Buddies Program.
Cellmates- children's support group.
Parent Support Group.
Sibling program. Newsletter: The Community Counts.
Ronald McDonald House availability.

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

Duke University - 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 2017, 2018, 2019, 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 186 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 68.8%.

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 66.5% and 78.9%.

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.

Duke University Medical Center; Pediatric BMT

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 2017, 2018, 2019, 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 91 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 82.3%.

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 72.5% and 88.1%.

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


460

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 14 58 0 72
Unrelated donor 9 45 17 71
Total allogeneic 23 103 17 143
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
317
-- 317
Total combined
443 17 460

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


100

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 10 0 0 10
Unrelated donor 8 0 35 43
Total allogeneic 18 0 35 53
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
47
-- 47
Total combined
65 35 100

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 8 17 34 23 82
Unrelated 41 21 41 11 114
Autologous 47 32 180 105 364
Total 96 70 255 139 560

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

Transplant center coordinator:
Kim Lynch
(919) 613-0974
Email: kim.lynch@duke.edu

Financial representative:
Janet Adcock
(919) 681-0680
Email: janet.adcock@duke.edu

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


No survivorship program information is available. Contact the center for information about post-transplant care.