University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
Direct phone: (501) 686-7105
Toll-free: (888) 693-5662
Total transplants by cell source
- Marrow: 0
- PBSC: 89
- Cord Blood: 0
- Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 537
About the center
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Cancer Institute's Myeloma Center and Hematology/Oncology Clinic utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach to provide specialized care to our patients requiring autologous and allogeneic transplants.
This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1993 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since February 1993.
Adult - Akash Mukherjee, Appalanaidu Sasapu, Frits Van Rhee, Muthu Veeraputhiran
Cord blood transplants performed on
Other programs and services
*Counseling and support for emotional needs
*Financial aid counseling
*Guidance on local housing and transportation
*Information on national support organizations
*Referrals for allied healthcare services
*Discharge planning following hospitalization.
New and existing patients of the Myeloma Center and Hematology/Oncology Clinic requesting information on housing are given a lodging option list which depicts special rates and services to patients. Lists of amenities are given for each hotel; examples being transportation, pet-friendly options, kitchenettes and continental breakfasts. A number of apartment leasing agencies make furnished apartments available to our patients for extended stays. Social workers can help arrange lodging needs to maximize comfort and convenience. The list is available on our website under social work services, Hotel List. The link is listed below.
The Social Workers for the Myeloma Center can be reached at 501-526-6990, Ext. 25897 and the Social Worker for Hematology/Oncology at 501-603-1612, or you can ask for assistance at the clinic registration desk with the appropriate clinic.
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:
- Patients who had their FIRST ALLOGENEIC transplant (cells from a related or unrelated donor/cord blood) during 2017, 2018, 2019, and
- Who had their transplant at a U.S. transplant center, and
- Who had follow-up information provided by the transplant center for analysis
For this center, we have survival information for 73 patients.
The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 68.4%.
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 61.3% and 81.0%.
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.
Transplants reported (From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 as reported by the centers)
|Both marrow & PBSC
Transplants by disease
Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)
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:
Transplant center resources
Transplant center coordinator:
501-241-2499 (ext 24075)
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.)