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UNC Hospitals
Bone Marrow Transplant Program
101 Manning Drive
Rm C2385
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-7218
Direct phone: (984) 974-8333

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020
  • Marrow: 24
  • PBSC: 78
  • Cord Blood: 1
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 219
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

Formed in 1992, UNC is a FACT-accredited transplant program affiliated with the NCI-designated Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. We provide a multidisciplinary team approach to related/unrelated allogeneic and autologous transplant candidates for children and adults with a variety of hematologic/solid tumor diseases.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1993 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 1995.

Attending physicians

Adult - Paul Armistead, James Coghill, Katarzyna Jamieson, Jonathan Serody, Ben Vincent, William Wood

Pediatric - George Hucks, Kimberly Kasow, Michael Winstead

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Our Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program is a comprehensive adult and pediatric program that is FACT accredited for both autologous and allogeneic transplants. We have discounted housing available within a few miles of campus through our SECU Family House (http://www.secufamilyhouse.org) and The Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill (http://rmh-chapelhill.org). Our patients receive personalized care throughout the BMT process with a dedicated team of BMT physicians, Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) and specifically assigned Transplant Nurse Coordinators. Your care team also includes BMT-specific RNs, Social Workers, Nutritionists, Clinical Pharmacist Practitioners, Recreational Therapists, Child Life Therapists and School Teachers. Our Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) (https://unclineberger.org/patientcare/support/ccsp) is dedicated to helping patients and their caregivers with cancer treatment, recovery and survivorship by providing compassionate and effective care for all cancer patients and their families. We are proud to also offer individualized AYA cancer support for adolescent and young adult patients facing a cancer diagnosis (https://uncaya.org) . The program brings together experts from different professions and areas of expertise to bring you and your loved ones the help you need.

About the center

Overview

Formed in 1992, UNC is a FACT-accredited transplant program affiliated with the NCI-designated Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. We provide a multidisciplinary team approach to related/unrelated allogeneic and autologous transplant candidates for children and adults with a variety of hematologic/solid tumor diseases.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1993 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 1995.

Attending physicians

Adult - Paul Armistead, James Coghill, Katarzyna Jamieson, Jonathan Serody, Ben Vincent, William Wood

Pediatric - George Hucks, Kimberly Kasow, Michael Winstead

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Our Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program is a comprehensive adult and pediatric program that is FACT accredited for both autologous and allogeneic transplants. We have discounted housing available within a few miles of campus through our SECU Family House (http://www.secufamilyhouse.org) and The Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill (http://rmh-chapelhill.org). Our patients receive personalized care throughout the BMT process with a dedicated team of BMT physicians, Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) and specifically assigned Transplant Nurse Coordinators. Your care team also includes BMT-specific RNs, Social Workers, Nutritionists, Clinical Pharmacist Practitioners, Recreational Therapists, Child Life Therapists and School Teachers. Our Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) (https://unclineberger.org/patientcare/support/ccsp) is dedicated to helping patients and their caregivers with cancer treatment, recovery and survivorship by providing compassionate and effective care for all cancer patients and their families. We are proud to also offer individualized AYA cancer support for adolescent and young adult patients facing a cancer diagnosis (https://uncaya.org) . The program brings together experts from different professions and areas of expertise to bring you and your loved ones the help you need.

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 2017, 2018, 2019, 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 160 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 77.5%.

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 71.3% and 83.8%.

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.

Number of adult transplants

Total adult transplants


294

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 4 37 0 41
Unrelated donor 11 41 0 52
Total allogeneic 15 78 0 93
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
201
-- 201
Total combined
294 0 294

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


28

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 5 0 0 5
Unrelated donor 4 0 1 5
Total allogeneic 9 0 1 10
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
18
-- 18
Total combined
27 1 28

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 6 9 16 14 45
Unrelated 5 9 28 15 57
Autologous 19 30 107 63 219
Total 30 48 151 92 321

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:
Rhonda Burton
(984) 974-8751
Email: rhonda.burton@unchealth.unc.edu

Financial representative:
Lisa Sofferin
(984) 974-8342
Email: lisa.sofferin@unchealth.unc.edu

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.