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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Location

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
1 RWJ Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Direct phone: (732) 235-2465

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021
  • Marrow: 1
  • PBSC: 76
  • Cord Blood: 5
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 183
Performs adult transplants

Overview

In collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, a RWJBarnabas Health facility, the Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapies Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey performs autologous, allogeneic, matched, mismatched, haploidentical and cord blood transplants and immune effector cell therapy. Ours is the only such program in New Jersey offered at an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 2002 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since July 2005.

Attending physicians

Adult - Amer Assal, Ira Braunschweig, Dale Schaar

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

About the center

Overview

In collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, a RWJBarnabas Health facility, the Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapies Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey performs autologous, allogeneic, matched, mismatched, haploidentical and cord blood transplants and immune effector cell therapy. Ours is the only such program in New Jersey offered at an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 2002 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since July 2005.

Attending physicians

Adult - Amer Assal, Ira Braunschweig, Dale Schaar

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

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 107 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 75.2%.

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 67.4% 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


265

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 0 34 0 34
Unrelated donor 1 42 5 48
Total allogeneic 1 76 5 82
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
183
-- 183
Total combined
260 5 265

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 0 6 22 4 32
Unrelated 0 6 25 17 48
Autologous 0 34 111 37 183
Total 0 46 158 58 263

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:
Jacqueline Manago
(732) 235-2863
Email: managoja@cinj.rutgers.edu

Financial representative:
John Sladewski
(732) 418-8281
Email: john.sladewski@rwjbh.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

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