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Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Location

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
9500 Euclid Avenue
BMT Program CA-22
Cleveland, OH 44195-0001
Direct phone: (216) 445-5600
Toll-free: (800) 223-2273 X55600

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 83
  • PBSC: 92
  • Cord Blood: 10
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 266
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

The mission of the Cleveland Clinic's Blood and Marrow Transplant Program is to provide high-quality specialized care to patients receiving transplant and cell therapies in a setting of education and research. We embrace the values of initiative, innovation, collaboration, confidentiality, empathy and integrity. The best in high-quality treatment, access to the latest technology and research, and our all-encompassing "Patients First" philosophy make us a leading cancer center. We have expertise in performing autologous and allogeneic transplantation in children and adults with malignant and non-malignant diseases, and offer specialized transplantation procedures such as umbilical cord blood transplant, haploidentical transplant and cellular therapy. We are a certified center for Yescarta and Kymriah Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR T-cell) Therapy. Learn more about our Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at clevelandclinic.org/BMT.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1977 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 1988.

Attending physicians

Adult - Faiz Anwer, Robert Dean, Aaron Gerds, Brian Hill, Deepa Jagadeesh, Matt Kalaycio, Jack Khouri, Betty Ky, Navneet Majhail, Brad Pohlman, Ronald Sobecks, Allison Winter

Pediatric - Ilia Buhtroiarov, Rabi Hanna, Seth Rotz

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

The Cleveland Clinic Blood & Marrow Transplant Program has many additional supportive services to aide patient & family caregivers through the transplant process. Supportive services include: -Dedicated BMT Social Workers (3 adult & 1 pediatric) -Multi-disciplinary patient education to prepare patients for discharge from transplant admission, educational materials are on paper and also available online -Nearby accommodations at American Cancer Society Hope Lodge for most patients at no charge -Ronald McDonald House is adjacent to hospital campus at a nominal fee for families of pediatric patients -Various local hotels offer discount rates, all provide shuttle service to hospital campus -Participation in the NMDP Caregiver Companion Program -Dedicated Adult Inpatient Music Therapist -Extensive Spiritual Care Services both inpatient & outpatient (Chaplains available from many faiths) -Many outpatient services including: 4th Angel Mentoring Program; Educational Resource Center (pamphlets, brochures, computer terminals for searches, WiFi for internet access and conference area for discussion with Cancer Center Personnel), Nutritional Counseling, Chemotherapy Education; Patient Liaison for immediate non-medical issues; Reflections Programs (a wellness program offers patients the opportunity to be pampered, regain a sense of control over cancer or take a special moment for him/herself); Art Therapy; Complimentary Wig Boutique; Fertility Preservation Counseling and Services; For pediatric patients there is an on-sight public school teacher and classroom (or can go to patient's room if necessary) assisting students to keep current with their school work.

About the center

Overview

The mission of the Cleveland Clinic's Blood and Marrow Transplant Program is to provide high-quality specialized care to patients receiving transplant and cell therapies in a setting of education and research. We embrace the values of initiative, innovation, collaboration, confidentiality, empathy and integrity. The best in high-quality treatment, access to the latest technology and research, and our all-encompassing "Patients First" philosophy make us a leading cancer center. We have expertise in performing autologous and allogeneic transplantation in children and adults with malignant and non-malignant diseases, and offer specialized transplantation procedures such as umbilical cord blood transplant, haploidentical transplant and cellular therapy. We are a certified center for Yescarta and Kymriah Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR T-cell) Therapy. Learn more about our Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at clevelandclinic.org/BMT.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1977 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 1988.

Attending physicians

Adult - Faiz Anwer, Robert Dean, Aaron Gerds, Brian Hill, Deepa Jagadeesh, Matt Kalaycio, Jack Khouri, Betty Ky, Navneet Majhail, Brad Pohlman, Ronald Sobecks, Allison Winter

Pediatric - Ilia Buhtroiarov, Rabi Hanna, Seth Rotz

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult and pediatric

Other programs and services

The Cleveland Clinic Blood & Marrow Transplant Program has many additional supportive services to aide patient & family caregivers through the transplant process. Supportive services include: -Dedicated BMT Social Workers (3 adult & 1 pediatric) -Multi-disciplinary patient education to prepare patients for discharge from transplant admission, educational materials are on paper and also available online -Nearby accommodations at American Cancer Society Hope Lodge for most patients at no charge -Ronald McDonald House is adjacent to hospital campus at a nominal fee for families of pediatric patients -Various local hotels offer discount rates, all provide shuttle service to hospital campus -Participation in the NMDP Caregiver Companion Program -Dedicated Adult Inpatient Music Therapist -Extensive Spiritual Care Services both inpatient & outpatient (Chaplains available from many faiths) -Many outpatient services including: 4th Angel Mentoring Program; Educational Resource Center (pamphlets, brochures, computer terminals for searches, WiFi for internet access and conference area for discussion with Cancer Center Personnel), Nutritional Counseling, Chemotherapy Education; Patient Liaison for immediate non-medical issues; Reflections Programs (a wellness program offers patients the opportunity to be pampered, regain a sense of control over cancer or take a special moment for him/herself); Art Therapy; Complimentary Wig Boutique; Fertility Preservation Counseling and Services; For pediatric patients there is an on-sight public school teacher and classroom (or can go to patient's room if necessary) assisting students to keep current with their school work.

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 221 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 71.3%.

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 65.1% and 76.6%.

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


437

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 33 29 0 62
Unrelated donor 41 63 9 113
Total allogeneic 74 92 9 175
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
262
-- 262
Total combined
428 9 437

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


14

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 4 0 0 4
Unrelated donor 5 0 1 6
Total allogeneic 9 0 1 10
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
4
-- 4
Total combined
13 1 14

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 5 12 34 15 66
Unrelated 6 27 54 32 119
Autologous 5 33 149 79 266
Total 16 72 237 126 451

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.