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University of Mississippi Medical Center

Location

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Bone Marrow Transplant Program
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216-4505
Direct phone: (601) 815-5158

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 14
  • PBSC: 19
  • Cord Blood: 3
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 87
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

Our transplant program is the only FACT-accredited transplant center in the state. We offer a comprehensive program for all patients requiring stem cell transplant therapy including myeloablative and non-myeloablative transplants in standard and high-risk patients.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1992 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since March 1998.

Attending physicians

Adult - Carolyn Bigelow, Stephanie Elkins, Vincent Herrin, Talal Hilal, Carter Milner

Pediatric - Anderson Collier, Dereck Davis, Catherine Gordon, Betty Herrington, Melissa McNaull, Gail Megason, Laura Newman

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only

Other programs and services

The program has a special arrangement with Towneplace Suites in Flowood, MS which is approximately 7 miles from the hospital to provide lodging for patients at no cost. The American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge also offers free lodging and is located directly across from the hospital. The program has a Social worker dedicated to bone marrow transplant patients. A post transplant clinic is available and scheduled for post transplant patients every Monday. This clinic is managed by a transplant physician, nurse practitioner and a post transplant nurse coordinator

About the center

Overview

Our transplant program is the only FACT-accredited transplant center in the state. We offer a comprehensive program for all patients requiring stem cell transplant therapy including myeloablative and non-myeloablative transplants in standard and high-risk patients.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1992 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since March 1998.

Attending physicians

Adult - Carolyn Bigelow, Stephanie Elkins, Vincent Herrin, Talal Hilal, Carter Milner

Pediatric - Anderson Collier, Dereck Davis, Catherine Gordon, Betty Herrington, Melissa McNaull, Gail Megason, Laura Newman

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only

Other programs and services

The program has a special arrangement with Towneplace Suites in Flowood, MS which is approximately 7 miles from the hospital to provide lodging for patients at no cost. The American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge also offers free lodging and is located directly across from the hospital. The program has a Social worker dedicated to bone marrow transplant patients. A post transplant clinic is available and scheduled for post transplant patients every Monday. This clinic is managed by a transplant physician, nurse practitioner and a post transplant nurse coordinator

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

This center's actual 1-year survival results are below 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 52 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 46.2%.

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 82.2%.

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.

Number of adult transplants

Total adult transplants


97

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 4 10 0 14
Unrelated donor 1 9 0 10
Total allogeneic 5 19 0 24
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
73
-- 73
Total combined
97 0 97

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


26

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 6 0 0 6
Unrelated donor 3 0 3 6
Total allogeneic 9 0 3 12
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
14
-- 14
Total combined
23 3 26

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 6 4 5 5 20
Unrelated 7 1 7 1 16
Autologous 14 9 44 20 87
Total 27 14 56 26 123

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


No survivorship program information is available. Contact the center for information about post-transplant care.