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University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Location

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
7th Floor Rhoads Pavillion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Direct phone: (215) 662-3800

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 39
  • PBSC: 152
  • Cord Blood: 19
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 376
Performs adult transplants

Overview

Transplants performed from related and unrelated donors using ablative and non-myeloablative conditioning, with marrow, blood stem cells and cord blood and Haplo transplants. Standard and investigational therapies available. Research focuses on improving safety, minimizing GVHD and enhancing graft-versus-tumor effect. We have treated over 90 patients with commercial car-T therapy.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1996 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since April 1999.

Attending physicians

Adult - Daria Babushok, Adam Cohen, Noelle Frey, Alfred Garfall, Saar Gill, Elizabeth Hexner, Rebecca Hirsh, Daniel Landsburg, Alison Loren, Selina Luger, Mary Ellen Martin, Shannon McCurdy, Sunita Nasta, Alexander Perl, David Porter, Keith Pratz, Stephen Schuster, Edward Stadtmauer, Jakub Svoboda, Donal Tsai, Dan Vogl

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Mental health counseling, Nutrition support, Financial grant help, Hope, Lodge accommodation help, Transportation, Advocacy, Financial help with medication costs, Support group, Home care help, Advance directive help.

About the center

Overview

Transplants performed from related and unrelated donors using ablative and non-myeloablative conditioning, with marrow, blood stem cells and cord blood and Haplo transplants. Standard and investigational therapies available. Research focuses on improving safety, minimizing GVHD and enhancing graft-versus-tumor effect. We have treated over 90 patients with commercial car-T therapy.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1996 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since April 1999.

Attending physicians

Adult - Daria Babushok, Adam Cohen, Noelle Frey, Alfred Garfall, Saar Gill, Elizabeth Hexner, Rebecca Hirsh, Daniel Landsburg, Alison Loren, Selina Luger, Mary Ellen Martin, Shannon McCurdy, Sunita Nasta, Alexander Perl, David Porter, Keith Pratz, Stephen Schuster, Edward Stadtmauer, Jakub Svoboda, Donal Tsai, Dan Vogl

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Mental health counseling, Nutrition support, Financial grant help, Hope, Lodge accommodation help, Transportation, Advocacy, Financial help with medication costs, Support group, Home care help, Advance directive help.

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 261 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 73.0%.

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 65.6% and 76.1%.

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


586

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 14 80 0 94
Unrelated donor 25 72 19 116
Total allogeneic 39 152 19 210
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
376
-- 376
Total combined
567 19 586

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 23 55 16 94
Unrelated 0 22 67 27 116
Autologous 0 49 196 131 376
Total 0 94 318 174 586

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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