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University of California, Davis

Location

University of California, Davis
Medical Center

UC Davis Cancer Center
Transplant Program
4501 X Street, Suite 3016
Sacramento, CA 95817
Direct phone: (916) 734-3771
Toll-free: (800) 588-5800

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 1
  • PBSC: 89
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 115
Performs adult transplants

Overview

The UC Davis Stem Cell Transplant program is a component of our NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and is FACT accredited. The team of physicians, advance practitioners (NP), nurses (OCN and BMTCN certified) and support staff are specially trained and dedicated to providing excellent transplant care.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1994 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since January 2002.

Attending physicians

Adult - Mehrdad Abedi, Carol Richman, Joseph Tuscano

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

Other programs and services

Located on property donated by the UC Davis Medical Center, Kiwanis Family House is low-cost lodging for patients and their families while patients are undergoing treatment or hospitalization. A UC Davis Health System employee needs to make a referral on your behalf. Kiwanis Family House offers 32 bedrooms, each with shower and bathroom facilities, four kitchens with dining areas for self-meal preparation, laundry room, children's game room and an outdoor play area. Families have free long distance phone and internet access, free shuttle bus transportation to and from the hospital 24 hours a day. RV hook-ups are available. Parking is included. Patients must live greater than 35 miles from the hospital to stay at the guest house. For more information please go to the Kiwanis Family Homepage at http://kiwanisfamilyhouse.org.

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center patient assistance funds - Farrah Fawcett Foundation Patient Assistance Program provides up to $150.00 in assistance in the form of gas cards, and/or Kiwanis Family House payment for qualified patients. Ask to speak with a social worker at your oncology appointment for additional information.

The Cancer Resource Center, located in the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, is available for patients and others who would like to learn more about a cancer diagnosis or treatment, as well as find an array of free items such as mastectomy bras, pillows, wigs, hats and more. The center is stocked with educational materials on all cancer types and provides computer work stations for online information searches.

The WeCARE! Community-Based Cancer Peer Navigator program provides special support on a one-to-one basis. It matches newly diagnosed cancer patients with trained cancer survivors. The WeCARE! program is available to any newly diagnosed cancer patient, regardless of where the patient receives treatment. For more information please visit http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/cancer/Education_programs/patients/Peer_Navigator.html

About the center

Overview

The UC Davis Stem Cell Transplant program is a component of our NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and is FACT accredited. The team of physicians, advance practitioners (NP), nurses (OCN and BMTCN certified) and support staff are specially trained and dedicated to providing excellent transplant care.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1994 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since January 2002.

Attending physicians

Adult - Mehrdad Abedi, Carol Richman, Joseph Tuscano

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

Other programs and services

Located on property donated by the UC Davis Medical Center, Kiwanis Family House is low-cost lodging for patients and their families while patients are undergoing treatment or hospitalization. A UC Davis Health System employee needs to make a referral on your behalf. Kiwanis Family House offers 32 bedrooms, each with shower and bathroom facilities, four kitchens with dining areas for self-meal preparation, laundry room, children's game room and an outdoor play area. Families have free long distance phone and internet access, free shuttle bus transportation to and from the hospital 24 hours a day. RV hook-ups are available. Parking is included. Patients must live greater than 35 miles from the hospital to stay at the guest house. For more information please go to the Kiwanis Family Homepage at http://kiwanisfamilyhouse.org.

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center patient assistance funds - Farrah Fawcett Foundation Patient Assistance Program provides up to $150.00 in assistance in the form of gas cards, and/or Kiwanis Family House payment for qualified patients. Ask to speak with a social worker at your oncology appointment for additional information.

The Cancer Resource Center, located in the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, is available for patients and others who would like to learn more about a cancer diagnosis or treatment, as well as find an array of free items such as mastectomy bras, pillows, wigs, hats and more. The center is stocked with educational materials on all cancer types and provides computer work stations for online information searches.

The WeCARE! Community-Based Cancer Peer Navigator program provides special support on a one-to-one basis. It matches newly diagnosed cancer patients with trained cancer survivors. The WeCARE! program is available to any newly diagnosed cancer patient, regardless of where the patient receives treatment. For more information please visit http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/cancer/Education_programs/patients/Peer_Navigator.html

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 114 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 76.3%.

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 65.5% and 81.0%.

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


205

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 1 51 0 52
Unrelated donor 0 38 0 38
Total allogeneic 1 89 0 90
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
115
-- 115
Total combined
205 0 205

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 24 16 12 52
Unrelated 0 9 18 11 38
Autologous 0 18 53 44 115
Total 0 51 87 67 205

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.