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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, 2019 to December 31st, 2020
  • Marrow: 15
  • PBSC: 20
  • Cord Blood: 2
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 94
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

The University of Mississippi Medical Center Blood and Marrow Transplant Program offers a range of blood and marrow transplant options for both adult and pediatric patients in Mississippi and surrounding areas. The Program offers a wide range of services including autologous, related and unrelated allogeneic, haploidentical, and cord blood transplants. Patients are treated for diseases including, but not limited to, leukemia, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, multiple myeloma, sickle cell, aplastic anemia, and other bone marrow failure syndromes. The Program offers both inpatient and outpatient services and also provides extacorporeal photopheresis. The Program has been continually accredited by FACT (Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy) since 2002. Our physicians are committed to compassionate and quality care. Our patients receive care in facilities specially designed to meet standards of excellence.

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 University of Mississippi Medical Center has the following services to offer our transplant patients, family, and caregivers to assist them during the transplant process.

-Post-transplant remote patient monitoring

-Spiritual care services, Chaplains available from many faiths

-On-site school teachers to work with inpatient pediatric patients to assist with keeping them current with their school work.

-Dedicated Bone Marrow Transplant staff which includes a Social Worker, Exercise Physiologist, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Transplant Nurse Coordinators, and a Certified Transplant Financial Counselor. Also, all nurses providing inpatient and outpatient care on the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit are Chemotherapy Biotherapy Certified.

-Language services which include the Remote Stratus Video System, on-site Certified Spanish, Choctaw, and Sign-language Interpreters. Also available is the Language Line that offers real-time interpretation of 170 different languages.

-Child Life Specialists to assist inpatient pediatric patients in developmentally and age appropriate motivation and medical education throughout the entire treatment and transplant process.

-Laundry and kitchenette facilities available on the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit for patients and caregivers.

-All adult University of Mississippi Medical Center Hematology Physicians are trained and involved in autologous and allogeneic transplantation.

-Dedicated outpatient clinic for post-transplant follow-up care.

-The Program also has a special arrangement with a local hotel which is approximately 7 miles from the hospital. This provides complimentary lodging for patients.

About the center

Overview

The University of Mississippi Medical Center Blood and Marrow Transplant Program offers a range of blood and marrow transplant options for both adult and pediatric patients in Mississippi and surrounding areas. The Program offers a wide range of services including autologous, related and unrelated allogeneic, haploidentical, and cord blood transplants. Patients are treated for diseases including, but not limited to, leukemia, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, multiple myeloma, sickle cell, aplastic anemia, and other bone marrow failure syndromes. The Program offers both inpatient and outpatient services and also provides extacorporeal photopheresis. The Program has been continually accredited by FACT (Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy) since 2002. Our physicians are committed to compassionate and quality care. Our patients receive care in facilities specially designed to meet standards of excellence.

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 University of Mississippi Medical Center has the following services to offer our transplant patients, family, and caregivers to assist them during the transplant process.

-Post-transplant remote patient monitoring

-Spiritual care services, Chaplains available from many faiths

-On-site school teachers to work with inpatient pediatric patients to assist with keeping them current with their school work.

-Dedicated Bone Marrow Transplant staff which includes a Social Worker, Exercise Physiologist, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Transplant Nurse Coordinators, and a Certified Transplant Financial Counselor. Also, all nurses providing inpatient and outpatient care on the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit are Chemotherapy Biotherapy Certified.

-Language services which include the Remote Stratus Video System, on-site Certified Spanish, Choctaw, and Sign-language Interpreters. Also available is the Language Line that offers real-time interpretation of 170 different languages.

-Child Life Specialists to assist inpatient pediatric patients in developmentally and age appropriate motivation and medical education throughout the entire treatment and transplant process.

-Laundry and kitchenette facilities available on the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit for patients and caregivers.

-All adult University of Mississippi Medical Center Hematology Physicians are trained and involved in autologous and allogeneic transplantation.

-Dedicated outpatient clinic for post-transplant follow-up care.

-The Program also has a special arrangement with a local hotel which is approximately 7 miles from the hospital. This provides complimentary lodging for 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 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 53 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 69.6%.

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 64.6% and 86.6%.

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


111

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 2 11 0 13
Unrelated donor 6 7 0 13
Total allogeneic 8 18 0 26
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
85
-- 85
Total combined
111 0 111

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


20

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 4 0 0 4
Unrelated donor 3 2 2 7
Total allogeneic 7 2 2 11
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
9
-- 9
Total combined
18 2 20

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 4 6 6 1 17
Unrelated 7 7 5 1 20
Autologous 10 14 48 22 94
Total 21 27 59 24 131

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:
Jennifer Rouse
(601) 815-5158
Email: jjrouse@umc.edu

Financial representative:
Latoya Barbary
601-984-6799
Email: lbarbary@umc.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.