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Augusta University Medical Center

Location

Augusta University Medical Center
Georgia Cancer Center

1120 15th Street
BA 5407
Augusta, GA 30912
Direct phone: (706) 721-0211

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 3
  • PBSC: 23
  • Cord Blood: 3
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 89
Performs adult transplants

Overview

The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at the Georgia Cancer Center is comprised of a 12-bed inpatient unit. The program is accredited through the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). This center has been performing autologous transplants since 1997, allogeneic transplants since 2000, haploidentical transplants since 2014, cord transplants since 2015, and has been an NMDP transplant center since February 2010. Disease treated are aplastic anemia, amyloidosis, hodgkin's lymphoma, leukemias, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, myelofibroisis, and non-hodgkins lymphoma to name a few.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 2000 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since February 2010.

Attending physicians

Adult - Jillella Anand, Locke Bryan, Vamsi Kota

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Discounted lodging is available for patients and a caregiver thru the Lydia House and contracts with local hotels. Patient support group, and wig boutique onsite.

About the center

Overview

The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at the Georgia Cancer Center is comprised of a 12-bed inpatient unit. The program is accredited through the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). This center has been performing autologous transplants since 1997, allogeneic transplants since 2000, haploidentical transplants since 2014, cord transplants since 2015, and has been an NMDP transplant center since February 2010. Disease treated are aplastic anemia, amyloidosis, hodgkin's lymphoma, leukemias, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, myelofibroisis, and non-hodgkins lymphoma to name a few.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 2000 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since February 2010.

Attending physicians

Adult - Jillella Anand, Locke Bryan, Vamsi Kota

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Discounted lodging is available for patients and a caregiver thru the Lydia House and contracts with local hotels. Patient support group, and wig boutique onsite.

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 44 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 52.3%.

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 51.6% and 77.8%.

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


118

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 1 10 0 11
Unrelated donor 2 13 3 18
Total allogeneic 3 23 3 29
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
89
-- 89
Total combined
115 3 118

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 6 4 1 11
Unrelated 0 7 11 0 18
Autologous 0 18 52 19 89
Total 0 31 67 20 118

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


No survivorship program information is available. Contact the center for information about post-transplant care.