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Spectrum Health Hospitals

Primary location

Spectrum Health Hospitals
Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

100 Michigan Street
MC269
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Direct phone: (616) 486-5933

Secondary location

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

100 Michigan Avenue NE
MC185
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2560
Direct phone: (616) 486-2560

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 14
  • PBSC: 90
  • Cord Blood: 3
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 149
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

The Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital/Spectrum Health takes a multidisciplinary approach to transplant. Our program works closely with the other specialties at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital/Spectrum Health to provide care for adults, children and their families.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1998 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since March 2002.

Attending physicians

Adult - Sami Brake, Stephanie F. Williams

Pediatric - Aly Abdel-Mageed, Uli Duffner

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

We have an on-site school liaison for pediatric patients. We have local housing options at a free or reduced cost through the Hope Lodge and the Renucci Hospitality House. We also have a Ronald McDonald House accessible to patients and families. We provide Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease Clinic for allogeneic transplant recipients. Spectrum Health now offers CAR-T cellular therapy for specific disease(s).

About the center

Overview

The Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital/Spectrum Health takes a multidisciplinary approach to transplant. Our program works closely with the other specialties at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital/Spectrum Health to provide care for adults, children and their families.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1998 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since March 2002.

Attending physicians

Adult - Sami Brake, Stephanie F. Williams

Pediatric - Aly Abdel-Mageed, Uli Duffner

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

We have an on-site school liaison for pediatric patients. We have local housing options at a free or reduced cost through the Hope Lodge and the Renucci Hospitality House. We also have a Ronald McDonald House accessible to patients and families. We provide Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease Clinic for allogeneic transplant recipients. Spectrum Health now offers CAR-T cellular therapy for specific disease(s).

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

This center's actual 1-year survival results are above 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 25 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 96.0%.

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 67.0% and 95.8%.

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.

Spectrum Health

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 116 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 53.8%.

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 55.8% and 72.1%.

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.

Number of adult transplants

Total adult transplants


230

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 0 28 0 28
Unrelated donor 0 60 3 63
Total allogeneic 0 88 3 91
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
139
-- 139
Total combined
227 3 230

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 3 1 0 4
Unrelated donor 11 1 0 12
Total allogeneic 14 2 0 16
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
10
-- 10
Total combined
26 0 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 3 7 17 5 32
Unrelated 11 16 31 17 75
Autologous 9 12 79 49 149
Total 23 35 127 71 256

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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