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SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

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SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
3655 Vista Avenue
2nd Floor West Pavillion
St. Louis, MO 63110
Direct phone: (314) 577-8854

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 6
  • PBSC: 32
  • Cord Blood: 5
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 97
Performs adult transplants

Overview

St. Louis University Cancer Center Blood & Marrow Transplant Program performs transplants for lymphomas, multiple myeloma, amyloidosis and leukemias, testicular cancer & non-malignant hematological disorders such as aplastic anemia. Transplants using umbilical cord blood are also performed.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1991 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since February 1993.

Attending physicians

Adult - Abhishek Chilkulwar, Mark Fesler, Sagun Goyal, Nabeel Rajeh

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

In 2012, SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital opened the Outpatient Center, the first of it's kind in the St. Louis region allowing some cancer patients the ability to return home during treatment rather than face a lengthy inpatient hospital stay.

About the center

Overview

St. Louis University Cancer Center Blood & Marrow Transplant Program performs transplants for lymphomas, multiple myeloma, amyloidosis and leukemias, testicular cancer & non-malignant hematological disorders such as aplastic anemia. Transplants using umbilical cord blood are also performed.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1991 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since February 1993.

Attending physicians

Adult - Abhishek Chilkulwar, Mark Fesler, Sagun Goyal, Nabeel Rajeh

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

In 2012, SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital opened the Outpatient Center, the first of it's kind in the St. Louis region allowing some cancer patients the ability to return home during treatment rather than face a lengthy inpatient hospital stay.

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 56 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 71.4%.

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 59.0% and 81.7%.

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.

Total transplants

Total transplants


140

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 5 11 0 16
Unrelated donor 1 21 5 27
Total allogeneic 6 32 5 43
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
97
-- 97
Total combined
135 5 140

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 0 4 10 2 16
Unrelated 0 7 13 7 27
Autologous 0 13 59 25 97
Total 0 24 82 34 140

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

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