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UMASS Memorial Health Care

Location

UMASS Memorial Health Care
Division of Hematology/Oncology
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655-0246
Direct phone: (774) 442-3903

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 0
  • PBSC: 39
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 65
Performs adult transplants

Overview

UMMMC is a large teaching hospital in Central Massachusetts. Our FACT-accredited BMT program is comprehensive, offering the latest technologies including adult cord blood transplants. We have 8 in-patient beds and 1 out-patient bed in the HEPA-filtered BMT unit and provide experienced, dedicated multidisciplinary care. We strive to find a match of all of our patients. We offer matched and mismatched related and unrelated donor, including cord blood, transplants for our patients. The program has expertise in stem cell transplantation for the elderly.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1994 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 1997.

Attending physicians

Adult - Zenia Al-Mansour, Jan Cerny, Shyam Patel, Glen Raffel, Muthalagu Ramanathan, Suzuki Sakiko

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC and single cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Through a grant from the American Cancer Society, UMass is able to offer financial assistance for overnight stays in the Worcester area for patients whom are undergoing Cancer treatment, including Stem Cell Transplant patients.

About the center

Overview

UMMMC is a large teaching hospital in Central Massachusetts. Our FACT-accredited BMT program is comprehensive, offering the latest technologies including adult cord blood transplants. We have 8 in-patient beds and 1 out-patient bed in the HEPA-filtered BMT unit and provide experienced, dedicated multidisciplinary care. We strive to find a match of all of our patients. We offer matched and mismatched related and unrelated donor, including cord blood, transplants for our patients. The program has expertise in stem cell transplantation for the elderly.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1994 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 1997.

Attending physicians

Adult - Zenia Al-Mansour, Jan Cerny, Shyam Patel, Glen Raffel, Muthalagu Ramanathan, Suzuki Sakiko

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC and single cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Through a grant from the American Cancer Society, UMass is able to offer financial assistance for overnight stays in the Worcester area for patients whom are undergoing Cancer treatment, including Stem Cell Transplant patients.

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 72 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 59.7%.

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 57.7% and 77.9%.

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


104

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 0 16 0 16
Unrelated donor 0 23 0 23
Total allogeneic 0 39 0 39
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
65
-- 65
Total combined
104 0 104

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 3 9 4 16
Unrelated 0 1 12 10 23
Autologous 0 6 28 31 65
Total 0 10 49 45 104

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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