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University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Primary location

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Blood & Marrow Transplantation Program
Dept of Internal Med, C332 GH
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1009
Direct phone: (319) 384-8828

Secondary location

University of Iowa Hosp & Clinics (Peds Prog)
Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplant Program
200 Hawkins Drive, 2 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Direct phone: (319) 353-6798

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 19
  • PBSC: 101
  • Cord Blood: 1
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 268
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

Excellence in patient care is the centerpiece of our program. It rests on continued research, both in the laboratory and at the bedside. As part of the NCI-designated Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, we are fully committed to research that leads to improvements in the outcome of this therapy.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1980 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since July 1987.

Attending physicians

Adult - Umar Farooq, Yogesh Jethava, Margarida de Magalhaes-Silverman, Michael Tomasson

Pediatric - Arunkumar Modi, Janice Staber, William Terry

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Our hospital works closely with the Ronald McDonald House, Hope Lodge and has a contract with a local hotel to help provide housing for patients and families. Our Children's Hospital provides tutoring services from late August to early June to help meet the child's schooling needs.

About the center

Overview

Excellence in patient care is the centerpiece of our program. It rests on continued research, both in the laboratory and at the bedside. As part of the NCI-designated Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, we are fully committed to research that leads to improvements in the outcome of this therapy.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1980 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since July 1987.

Attending physicians

Adult - Umar Farooq, Yogesh Jethava, Margarida de Magalhaes-Silverman, Michael Tomasson

Pediatric - Arunkumar Modi, Janice Staber, William Terry

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

Our hospital works closely with the Ronald McDonald House, Hope Lodge and has a contract with a local hotel to help provide housing for patients and families. Our Children's Hospital provides tutoring services from late August to early June to help meet the child's schooling needs.

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 140 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 69.9%.

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 64.5% and 78.7%.

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


352

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 1 35 0 36
Unrelated donor 3 63 0 66
Total allogeneic 4 98 0 102
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
250
-- 250
Total combined
352 0 352

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


37

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 5 2 0 7
Unrelated donor 10 1 1 12
Total allogeneic 15 3 1 19
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
18
-- 18
Total combined
36 1 37

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 7 10 18 8 43
Unrelated 12 15 29 22 78
Autologous 18 22 159 69 268
Total 37 47 206 99 389

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

This center has separate survivorship programs for adult and pediatric patients.
Please select the program you are interested in.