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Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware

Location

Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware
Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Direct phone: (302) 651-4000

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020
  • Marrow: 8
  • PBSC: 5
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 9
Performs pediatric transplants

Overview

The objectives of the BBMT program are the following: Assure the quality and safety of care provided to transplant patients. To provide excellent and compassionate care for patients and their families who are under going hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation. Ensure consistent coordination and continuity of care across all disciplines. Establish a foundation of Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI) that reflects Nemours commitment to quality.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 2001. This center is not a member of the NMDP/Be The Match transplant center network.

Attending physicians

Pediatric - E. Anders Kolb, Emi Caywood, Darcy Hamill, Spencer Mangum, Jonathan Powell

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

Other programs and services

Pet Therapy, Music Therapy, School Program, Healing Touch, Child Life, Patient Navigation, Cancer Care Coordinator, Ronald McDonald House, Caregiver programs, family centered rounds, Family Advisory Council, Palliative Care Program.

About the center

Overview

The objectives of the BBMT program are the following: Assure the quality and safety of care provided to transplant patients. To provide excellent and compassionate care for patients and their families who are under going hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation. Ensure consistent coordination and continuity of care across all disciplines. Establish a foundation of Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI) that reflects Nemours commitment to quality.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 2001. This center is not a member of the NMDP/Be The Match transplant center network.

Attending physicians

Pediatric - E. Anders Kolb, Emi Caywood, Darcy Hamill, Spencer Mangum, Jonathan Powell

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

Other programs and services

Pet Therapy, Music Therapy, School Program, Healing Touch, Child Life, Patient Navigation, Cancer Care Coordinator, Ronald McDonald House, Caregiver programs, family centered rounds, Family Advisory Council, Palliative Care Program.

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 2017, 2018, 2019, 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 32 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 65.6%.

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 74.0% and 97.3%.

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


22

Transplants reported (From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 as reported by the centers)

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 6 1 0 7
Unrelated donor 2 4 0 6
Total allogeneic 8 5 0 13
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
9
-- 9
Total combined
22 0 22

Transplants by disease

All diseases

Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)

0-18 19-44 45-64 65+ Total
Related 5 2 0 0 7
Unrelated 5 1 0 0 6
Autologous 9 0 0 0 9
Total 19 3 0 0 22

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:
Lauren Micale
(302) 298-7074
Email: lauren.micale@nemours.org

Financial representative:
Kaitlin Ditmore
(302) 651-4322
Email: kaitlin.ditmore@nemours.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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