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Banner University Medical Center - Tucson

Location

Banner University Medical Center - Tucson
1625 N. Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85724
Direct phone: (520) 694-2873
Toll-free: (800) 524-5928.

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020
  • Marrow: 26
  • PBSC: 31
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 55
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

Banner University Medical Center's Hematopoietic Cell Therapy and Transplant Program started in 1998 and has been Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy-accredited since 2000. The Program was certified for its first Immune Effector Cell Therapy in 2018, and currently offers three Immune Effector Cell Therapy options. The Arizona Cancer Center is an National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Research is conducted in cooperation with National Institutes of Health, Social Work Oncology Group and Children's Oncology Group. A team of experienced physicians, nurses, social workers, laboratory and support staff work together to provide the highest level of care to adult and pediatric patients and their families.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1988 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since September 1993.

Attending physicians

Adult - Krisstina Gowin, Muhammad Husnain, Sharad Khurana, Ravi Krishnadasan, Abhijeet Kumar, Daniel Persky, Jeffrey Pu

Pediatric - Emmanuel Katsanis, Holly Pariury, Laurel Truscott

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

The HCTT Program at Banner University Medical Center-Tucson offers a variety of services to assist transplant patients and their families. Services include social workers, child-life resources, and a nearby Ronald McDonald House.

About the center

Overview

Banner University Medical Center's Hematopoietic Cell Therapy and Transplant Program started in 1998 and has been Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy-accredited since 2000. The Program was certified for its first Immune Effector Cell Therapy in 2018, and currently offers three Immune Effector Cell Therapy options. The Arizona Cancer Center is an National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Research is conducted in cooperation with National Institutes of Health, Social Work Oncology Group and Children's Oncology Group. A team of experienced physicians, nurses, social workers, laboratory and support staff work together to provide the highest level of care to adult and pediatric patients and their families.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1988 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since September 1993.

Attending physicians

Adult - Krisstina Gowin, Muhammad Husnain, Sharad Khurana, Ravi Krishnadasan, Abhijeet Kumar, Daniel Persky, Jeffrey Pu

Pediatric - Emmanuel Katsanis, Holly Pariury, Laurel Truscott

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

The HCTT Program at Banner University Medical Center-Tucson offers a variety of services to assist transplant patients and their families. Services include social workers, child-life resources, and a nearby Ronald McDonald House.

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

Banner University Medical Center Tucson - 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 47 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 76.6%.

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 63.3% and 87.2%.

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.

Banner University Medical Center Tucson - Pediatrics

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 36 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 88.9%.

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 69.7% and 93.6%.

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


73

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 6 6 0 12
Unrelated donor 0 12 0 12
Total allogeneic 6 18 0 24
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
49
-- 49
Total combined
73 0 73

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


39

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 19 13 0 32
Unrelated donor 1 0 0 1
Total allogeneic 20 13 0 33
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
6
-- 6
Total combined
39 0 39

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 25 13 4 2 44
Unrelated 1 0 8 4 13
Autologous 6 10 21 18 55
Total 32 23 33 24 112

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:
Cera Wilson
520-694-2015
Email: cera.wilson@bannerhealth.com

Financial representative:
Merinda Flynn
(520) 694-1977
Email: merinda.flynn@bannerhealth.com

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.