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Tulane University Hospital and Clinic

Location

Tulane University Hospital and Clinic
Bone Marrow Transplant Program
1415 Tulane Avenue (HC-62)
New Orleans, LA 70112
Direct phone: (504) 988-6300

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 3
  • PBSC: 18
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 103
Performs adult transplants

Overview

Tulane University Hospital and Clinic offers related/unrelated allogeneic and autologous transplants to adult patients with diseases including, but not limited to, AML, ALL, CML, CLL, Multiple Myeloma, Hodgkin's/non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, amyloidoisis, aplastic anemia, myelofibrosis, MDS and certain autoimmune diseases.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1994 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 2001.

Attending physicians

Adult - Nakhle Saba, Hana Safah, Francisco Socola

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

Other programs and services

Information on this topic was not provided.

About the center

Overview

Tulane University Hospital and Clinic offers related/unrelated allogeneic and autologous transplants to adult patients with diseases including, but not limited to, AML, ALL, CML, CLL, Multiple Myeloma, Hodgkin's/non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, amyloidoisis, aplastic anemia, myelofibrosis, MDS and certain autoimmune diseases.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1994 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 2001.

Attending physicians

Adult - Nakhle Saba, Hana Safah, Francisco Socola

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

Other programs and services

Information on this topic was not provided.

Overall center survival


Patient survival information for this center

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 38 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 52.6%.

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 55.3% and 83.2%.

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


124

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 3 6 0 9
Unrelated donor 0 12 0 12
Total allogeneic 3 18 0 21
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
103
-- 103
Total combined
124 0 124

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 4 5 0 9
Unrelated 0 3 9 0 12
Autologous 0 11 58 34 103
Total 0 18 72 34 124

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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