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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Location

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Elm and Carlton Streets
Grace Cancer Drug Center
Fourth Floor, Rm 430
Buffalo, NY 14263
Direct phone: (716) 845-8927
Toll-free: (800) 685-6825 ext. 8927

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020
  • Marrow: 23
  • PBSC: 117
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 223
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has experience performing adult and pediatric allogeneic related, haplo-identical and unrelated donor transplants. Our team consists of transplant coordinators, transplant nurses, physicians, APPs (NPs and PAs), social workers, PharmDs, psychologists, nutritionists, child life specialists, physical and occupational therapists. The program was FACT accredited in 2002 and has continued with accreditation through current date.

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

Attending physicians

Adult - Sophia R. Balderman, Joanne L. Becker, George Chen, Christine M. Ho, Philip L. McCarthy, Maureen Ross

Pediatric - Barbara Bambach, Matthew Barth, Nataliya Buxbaum, Meghan Higman

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Local lodging for out of town patients is available. Patient and caregiver classes is mandatory for all caregivers and patients. Survivorship clinic is available. Monthly support group for patients and caregivers is offered.

About the center

Overview

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has experience performing adult and pediatric allogeneic related, haplo-identical and unrelated donor transplants. Our team consists of transplant coordinators, transplant nurses, physicians, APPs (NPs and PAs), social workers, PharmDs, psychologists, nutritionists, child life specialists, physical and occupational therapists. The program was FACT accredited in 2002 and has continued with accreditation through current date.

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

Attending physicians

Adult - Sophia R. Balderman, Joanne L. Becker, George Chen, Christine M. Ho, Philip L. McCarthy, Maureen Ross

Pediatric - Barbara Bambach, Matthew Barth, Nataliya Buxbaum, Meghan Higman

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Local lodging for out of town patients is available. Patient and caregiver classes is mandatory for all caregivers and patients. Survivorship clinic is available. Monthly support group for patients and caregivers is offered.

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 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 203 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 69.2%.

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 65.7% and 77.4%.

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


344

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 12 65 0 77
Unrelated donor 3 51 0 54
Total allogeneic 15 116 0 131
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
213
-- 213
Total combined
344 0 344

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


19

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 3 0 0 3
Unrelated donor 5 1 0 6
Total allogeneic 8 1 0 9
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
10
-- 10
Total combined
19 0 19

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 3 8 49 21 81
Unrelated 6 11 25 18 60
Autologous 10 27 94 92 223
Total 19 46 168 131 364

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:
Karen Dubel
(716) 845-8927
Email: karen.dubel@roswellpark.org

Financial representative:
Denise Stachoski
(716) 845-3411
Email: denise.stachoski@roswellpark.org

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.