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University of Chicago

Location

University of Chicago
Stem Cell Transplant Program
5841 South Maryland Avenue
MC2115, Room I207
Chicago, IL 60637-1470
Direct phone: (773) 834-7424
Toll-free: (888) 824-0200

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021
  • Marrow: 13
  • PBSC: 89
  • Cord Blood: 21
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 201
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

We are committed to excellence in patient care, research and education. Our multidisciplinary care team offers expertise and compassion. Our research team is at the forefront of improvements in conditioning regimens and alternative donor transplants including cord and mismatched donor transplant. We have several programs and features unique to our center, including the Adolescent and Young Adult Program (AYA), Transplant Optimization Program (TOP) for our older adult patients, and an outpatient stem cell transplant unit which allows us to offer outpatient transplant to eligible patients. We also perform haplo and mismatched unrelated donor transplant or cord transplant for patients who do not have a fully matched donor.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1985 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since October 2001.

Attending physicians

Adult - Michael R. Bishop, Ben Derman, Adam DuVall, Andrzej Jakubowiak, Justin Kline, Satyajit Kosuri, Richard Larson, Mariam Nawas, Peter Riedell, Sonali Smith, Wendy Stock

Pediatric - John Cunningham, Saara Kaviany, James LaBelle

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

During treatment at UCM, patients and their families may receive a discount at many Chicago hotels. You can find a complete listing on our hotel page or by calling UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200. Also, the nearby Ronald McDonald House is available on a first-come, first-served basis to those who meet the selection criteria. We also have 2 apartment units located in our Hyde Park campus for patient use during transplant. We also have our Center for International Patients which provides personalized and coordinated medical care to patients coming from abroad. Our international office is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist with interpreter services, travel arrangements and hotel accommodations, transportation needs, medical visa applications, and arranging cultural and leisure activities for patients and their families.

About the center

Overview

We are committed to excellence in patient care, research and education. Our multidisciplinary care team offers expertise and compassion. Our research team is at the forefront of improvements in conditioning regimens and alternative donor transplants including cord and mismatched donor transplant. We have several programs and features unique to our center, including the Adolescent and Young Adult Program (AYA), Transplant Optimization Program (TOP) for our older adult patients, and an outpatient stem cell transplant unit which allows us to offer outpatient transplant to eligible patients. We also perform haplo and mismatched unrelated donor transplant or cord transplant for patients who do not have a fully matched donor.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1985 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since October 2001.

Attending physicians

Adult - Michael R. Bishop, Ben Derman, Adam DuVall, Andrzej Jakubowiak, Justin Kline, Satyajit Kosuri, Richard Larson, Mariam Nawas, Peter Riedell, Sonali Smith, Wendy Stock

Pediatric - John Cunningham, Saara Kaviany, James LaBelle

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

During treatment at UCM, patients and their families may receive a discount at many Chicago hotels. You can find a complete listing on our hotel page or by calling UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200. Also, the nearby Ronald McDonald House is available on a first-come, first-served basis to those who meet the selection criteria. We also have 2 apartment units located in our Hyde Park campus for patient use during transplant. We also have our Center for International Patients which provides personalized and coordinated medical care to patients coming from abroad. Our international office is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist with interpreter services, travel arrangements and hotel accommodations, transportation needs, medical visa applications, and arranging cultural and leisure activities for patients and their families.

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

Comer Children's Hospital/University of Chicago Medicine

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 2019, 2020, 2021, 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 24 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 83.3%.

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 68.9% and 96.5%.

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.

University of Chicago Medicine

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 2019, 2020, 2021, 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 132 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 72.3%.

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 67.2% and 81.6%.

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


272

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 3 28 0 31
Unrelated donor 5 54 16 75
Total allogeneic 8 82 16 106
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
166
-- 166
Total combined
256 16 272

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


52

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 3 5 0 8
Unrelated donor 2 2 5 9
Total allogeneic 5 7 5 17
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
35
-- 35
Total combined
47 5 52

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 7 11 13 7 38
Unrelated 5 21 30 28 84
Autologous 30 20 86 64 201
Total 42 52 129 99 323

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:
Mylove Mortel
(773) 316-2023
Email: mmortel@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Financial representative:
Ben Ossyra
773-702-4158
Email: bossyra@medicine.bsd.uchicago.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.