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Nationwide Children's Hospital

Location

Nationwide Children's Hospital
Hematology/Oncology/BMT Department
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
Direct phone: (614) 722-4876

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 25
  • PBSC: 10
  • Cord Blood: 4
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 56
Performs pediatric transplants

Overview

Nationwide Children's Hospital was voted one of the top pediatric cancer and blood disorders programs in the US by Child Magazine and US News & World Report. Clinical trials are done through Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Children's Oncology Group, PBMTC & BMT CTN. We provide multidisciplinary clinical teams and have state-of-the-art facilities.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1992 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since June 2005.

Attending physicians

Pediatric - Rolla Abu-Arja, Jeffery Auletta, Rajinder Bajwa, Dean Lee, Veronika Polishchuk, Hemalatha Rangarajan

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only

Other programs and services

We have Ronald McDonald housing located across the street from the hospital. We offer child life, therapeutic recreation, massage therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, music therapy, art therapy, psychology, and offer educational services.

About the center

Overview

Nationwide Children's Hospital was voted one of the top pediatric cancer and blood disorders programs in the US by Child Magazine and US News & World Report. Clinical trials are done through Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Children's Oncology Group, PBMTC & BMT CTN. We provide multidisciplinary clinical teams and have state-of-the-art facilities.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1992 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since June 2005.

Attending physicians

Pediatric - Rolla Abu-Arja, Jeffery Auletta, Rajinder Bajwa, Dean Lee, Veronika Polishchuk, Hemalatha Rangarajan

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only

Other programs and services

We have Ronald McDonald housing located across the street from the hospital. We offer child life, therapeutic recreation, massage therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, music therapy, art therapy, psychology, and offer educational services.

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 56 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 80.4%.

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 70.5% and 90.1%.

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


95

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 4 5 0 9
Unrelated donor 21 5 4 30
Total allogeneic 25 10 4 39
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
56
-- 56
Total combined
91 4 95

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 9 0 0 0 9
Unrelated 27 3 0 0 30
Autologous 54 2 0 0 56
Total 90 5 0 0 95

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

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