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Rush University Medical Center

Location

Rush University Medical Center
Rush Cancer Center
1725 W. Harrison Street
Suite 809
Chicago, IL 60612
Direct phone: (312) 942-3047

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 0
  • PBSC: 41
  • Cord Blood: 1
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 79
Performs adult transplants

Overview

The 30-bed, FACT-accredited, state-of-the-art unit offers patients the expertise of not only experienced transplant physicians, nurse practitioners and nurse clinicians, but also financial liaisons, pharmacists, radiation therapists, psychosocial oncologists, social workers, chaplains and nutritionists. Rush University Medical Center specializes in various types of transplantation, including: autologous transplantation; matched related and unrelated donor transplantation; haploidentical (half match related) donor transplant; and cord blood transplantation.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1984 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since September 1993.

Attending physicians

Adult - Hyun Don Yun, Mohammad Junaid Hussain, Sunita Nathan, Celalettin Ustun, Ankur Varma

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Rush University Medical Center has made special arrangements with local hotels, housing to provide accommodations at reduced rates for BMT patients.

About the center

Overview

The 30-bed, FACT-accredited, state-of-the-art unit offers patients the expertise of not only experienced transplant physicians, nurse practitioners and nurse clinicians, but also financial liaisons, pharmacists, radiation therapists, psychosocial oncologists, social workers, chaplains and nutritionists. Rush University Medical Center specializes in various types of transplantation, including: autologous transplantation; matched related and unrelated donor transplantation; haploidentical (half match related) donor transplant; and cord blood transplantation.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1984 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since September 1993.

Attending physicians

Adult - Hyun Don Yun, Mohammad Junaid Hussain, Sunita Nathan, Celalettin Ustun, Ankur Varma

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Rush University Medical Center has made special arrangements with local hotels, housing to provide accommodations at reduced rates for BMT patients.

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 69 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 72.5%.

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 63.6% and 83.2%.

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.

Total transplants

Total transplants


121

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 0 25 0 25
Unrelated donor 0 16 1 17
Total allogeneic 0 41 1 42
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
79
-- 79
Total combined
120 1 121

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 10 12 3 25
Unrelated 0 10 7 0 17
Autologous 0 15 38 26 79
Total 0 35 57 29 121

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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