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Location

Northwestern Medicine
Northwestern Hematology
Stem Cell Transplant Program
676 North St. Clair, Suite 2125
Chicago, IL 60611
Direct phone: (312) 926-5400

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021
  • Marrow: 3
  • PBSC: 198
  • Cord Blood: 6
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 421
Performs adult transplants

Overview

Northwestern Memorial Hospital's HSCT Program strives to provide high quality and innovative care that focuses on the individual needs of our patients and their families. We are one of only 41 NCI-designated cancer centers in the nation. We offer specialized care in the heart of the city.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1991 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since September 2001.

Attending physicians

Adult - Kehinde Adekola, Leo Gordon, Adam Lin, Jayesh Mehta, Jonathan Moreira, Seema Singhal, Jane Winter

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

NM provides discounted rates at area hotels. We participate in several programs with the American Cancer Society and the Lurie Cancer Center for support and financial Assistance.

About the center

Overview

Northwestern Memorial Hospital's HSCT Program strives to provide high quality and innovative care that focuses on the individual needs of our patients and their families. We are one of only 41 NCI-designated cancer centers in the nation. We offer specialized care in the heart of the city.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1991 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since September 2001.

Attending physicians

Adult - Kehinde Adekola, Leo Gordon, Adam Lin, Jayesh Mehta, Jonathan Moreira, Seema Singhal, Jane Winter

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

NM provides discounted rates at area hotels. We participate in several programs with the American Cancer Society and the Lurie Cancer Center for support and financial Assistance.

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 2019, 2020, 2021, 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 265 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 70.8%.

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 70.1% and 80.0%.

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


628

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 0 68 0 68
Unrelated donor 3 130 6 139
Total allogeneic 3 198 6 207
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
421
-- 421
Total combined
622 6 628

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2020 to December 31st, 2021 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 1 16 37 14 68
Unrelated 0 28 82 29 139
Autologous 0 55 240 126 421
Total 1 99 359 169 628

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:
Laura Majovsky
(312) 926-6912
Email: lmajovsk@nm.org

Financial representative:
Rasa Ruzgas
Email: rasa.ruzgas@nm.org

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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