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University of Miami/Sylvester Cancer Center

Location

University of Miami/Sylvester Cancer Center
1475 NW 12 Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
Direct phone: (305) 243-6447

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 31
  • PBSC: 147
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 245
Performs adult transplants

Overview

The University of Miami Sylvester Cancer Center is an NCI Designated Cancer Center. The Adult Stem Cell Transplant Program was founded in 1992 and is FACT accredited. The program provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for patients requiring autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplants and immune effector cell therapies. This care is provided in an academic environment with inpatient and outpatient facilities optimized for the care of stem cell therapy recipients.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1994 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 2001.

Attending physicians

Adult - Amer Beitinjaneh, Mark Goodman, Antonio Jimenez, Krishna Komanduri, Lazaros Lekakis, Denise Pereira, Trent Wang

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Discounts with local hotels. Patients and caregivers are required to attend one of our monthly Meet and Greet Meetings which is run by a multidisciplinary team to provide information regarding transplant and allow future patients to meet some of our former patients. This class is available in English and Spanish and at one of our satellite clinics in Broward County

About the center

Overview

The University of Miami Sylvester Cancer Center is an NCI Designated Cancer Center. The Adult Stem Cell Transplant Program was founded in 1992 and is FACT accredited. The program provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for patients requiring autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplants and immune effector cell therapies. This care is provided in an academic environment with inpatient and outpatient facilities optimized for the care of stem cell therapy recipients.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1994 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 2001.

Attending physicians

Adult - Amer Beitinjaneh, Mark Goodman, Antonio Jimenez, Krishna Komanduri, Lazaros Lekakis, Denise Pereira, Trent Wang

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Discounts with local hotels. Patients and caregivers are required to attend one of our monthly Meet and Greet Meetings which is run by a multidisciplinary team to provide information regarding transplant and allow future patients to meet some of our former patients. This class is available in English and Spanish and at one of our satellite clinics in Broward County

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

This center's actual 1-year survival results are above 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 204 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 72.4%.

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 59.7% and 72.2%.

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


423

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 2 65 0 67
Unrelated donor 29 82 0 111
Total allogeneic 31 147 0 178
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
245
-- 245
Total combined
423 0 423

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 22 38 7 67
Unrelated 0 26 55 30 111
Autologous 0 30 156 59 245
Total 0 78 249 96 423

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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