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Children's Medical Center Dallas

Location

Children's Medical Center Dallas
Pauline Allen Gill
Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, TX 75235
Direct phone: (214) 456-2382

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020
  • Marrow: 27
  • PBSC: 15
  • Cord Blood: 8
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 18
Performs pediatric transplants

Overview

Our program offers pediatric and adolescent transplant services using related/unrelated donor stem cells and cord blood. Services include pre-transplant assessment, compatibility testing of donor/recipient, psychosocial assistance, extensive education and comprehensive post-transplant follow-up care.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1992 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since April 2002.

Attending physicians

Pediatric - Victor Aquino, Erin Butler, Kathryn Dickerson, Jessica Garcia, Samuel John, Andy Koh, Ted Laetsch, An Pham, Ksenya Shliakhtsitsava, Tiffany Simms-Waldrip, Tanya Watt, Ayesha Zia

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only

Other programs and services

Our program offers pediatric and adolescent transplant services using related/unrelated donor stem cells and cord blood. Services include pre-transplant assessment, compatibility testing of donor/recipient, psychosocial assistance, extensive education, and comprehensive post-transplant follow-up care. Lodging accommodations are available at the Ronald McDonald House. Our Social Work team also works with families to assist with arrangements for travel and lodging.

About the center

Overview

Our program offers pediatric and adolescent transplant services using related/unrelated donor stem cells and cord blood. Services include pre-transplant assessment, compatibility testing of donor/recipient, psychosocial assistance, extensive education and comprehensive post-transplant follow-up care.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1992 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since April 2002.

Attending physicians

Pediatric - Victor Aquino, Erin Butler, Kathryn Dickerson, Jessica Garcia, Samuel John, Andy Koh, Ted Laetsch, An Pham, Ksenya Shliakhtsitsava, Tiffany Simms-Waldrip, Tanya Watt, Ayesha Zia

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only

Other programs and services

Our program offers pediatric and adolescent transplant services using related/unrelated donor stem cells and cord blood. Services include pre-transplant assessment, compatibility testing of donor/recipient, psychosocial assistance, extensive education, and comprehensive post-transplant follow-up care. Lodging accommodations are available at the Ronald McDonald House. Our Social Work team also works with families to assist with arrangements for travel and lodging.

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 71 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 85.8%.

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 77.2% and 93.2%.

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


68

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 14 9 0 23
Unrelated donor 13 6 8 27
Total allogeneic 27 15 8 50
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
18
-- 18
Total combined
60 8 68

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 23 0 0 0 23
Unrelated 26 1 0 0 27
Autologous 18 0 0 0 18
Total 67 1 0 0 68

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:
Katherine Smalling
(214) 456-8905
Email: katherine.smalling@childrens.com

Financial representative:
Kristina Gonzalez
(214) 456-5642
Email: kristina.gonzalez@childrens.com

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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