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The University of Kansas Cancer Center

Location

The University of Kansas Cancer Center
The University of Kansas Cancer Center
2650 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Suite 3305, Mail Stop 5019
Westwood, KS 66205
Direct phone: (913) 588-1227
Toll-free: 844 323-1227

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021
  • Marrow: 91
  • PBSC: 180
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 293
Performs adult transplants

Overview

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is a nationally recognized leader in the fight to treat and cure cancer. In 2022, our center achieved National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Center designation, one of only 56 in the US. Blood and marrow transplant specialists at The University of Kansas Cancer Center are nationally recognized hematologists/oncologists. Through research and clinical trials, we constantly develop new therapies to save more lives. Our FACT accredited program has been performing allogeneic transplant since 1977 and has been an NMDP/Be the Match transplant center since 1994. Over the past decade, we have developed one of the largest bone marrow transplant and cellular therapeutics programs in the nation. We perform over 300 transplants annually, and we have performed over 5,000 transplants since 1977. We have performed over 300 CAR-T therapies since 2015.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1977 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since September 1994.

Attending physicians

Adult - Haitham Abdelhakim, Sunil Abhyankar, Nasheen Ahmed, Rajat Bansal, Lutfi Forat, Joseph P. McGuirk, Muhammed Mushtaq, Leyla Shune, Anurug Singh

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Housing for caregiver/recipient at American Cancer Society (ACS) Hope Lodge
Fisher House Kansas City (for veterans)

About the center

Overview

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is a nationally recognized leader in the fight to treat and cure cancer. In 2022, our center achieved National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Center designation, one of only 56 in the US. Blood and marrow transplant specialists at The University of Kansas Cancer Center are nationally recognized hematologists/oncologists. Through research and clinical trials, we constantly develop new therapies to save more lives. Our FACT accredited program has been performing allogeneic transplant since 1977 and has been an NMDP/Be the Match transplant center since 1994. Over the past decade, we have developed one of the largest bone marrow transplant and cellular therapeutics programs in the nation. We perform over 300 transplants annually, and we have performed over 5,000 transplants since 1977. We have performed over 300 CAR-T therapies since 2015.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1977 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since September 1994.

Attending physicians

Adult - Haitham Abdelhakim, Sunil Abhyankar, Nasheen Ahmed, Rajat Bansal, Lutfi Forat, Joseph P. McGuirk, Muhammed Mushtaq, Leyla Shune, Anurug Singh

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Housing for caregiver/recipient at American Cancer Society (ACS) Hope Lodge
Fisher House Kansas City (for veterans)

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 2019, 2020, 2021, 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 344 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 73.2%.

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 69.6% and 78.5%.

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


564

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 28 118 0 146
Unrelated donor 63 62 0 125
Total allogeneic 91 180 0 271
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
293
-- 293
Total combined
564 0 564

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 1 42 71 32 146
Unrelated 0 32 52 41 125
Autologous 0 34 155 104 293
Total 1 108 278 177 564

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:
Mindy Allen
913-588-9821
Email: mdiehm@kumc.edu

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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