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UPMC HSCT Program

Location

UPMC HSCT Program
Hillman Cancer Center
5115 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Direct phone: (412) 623-5959

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 2
  • PBSC: 93
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 224
Performs adult transplants

Overview

The Transplantation Program at UPMC Cancer Center offers comprehensive Adult SCT services, including autologous/syngeneic peripheral blood transplants, allogeneic peripheral blood, and bone marrow transplants from HLA-matched or partially HLA-mismatched related or unrelated donors. In addition, CAR-T therapy is offered as a treatment option for some types of lymphoma and leukemia.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1985 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since July 1987.

Attending physicians

Adult - Mounzer Agha, Kathleen Dorritie, Rafic Farah, Jing-Zhou Hou, Annie Im, Sawa Ito, Anastasios Raptis, James Rossetti, Alison Sehgal, Warren Shlomchik

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

About the center

Overview

The Transplantation Program at UPMC Cancer Center offers comprehensive Adult SCT services, including autologous/syngeneic peripheral blood transplants, allogeneic peripheral blood, and bone marrow transplants from HLA-matched or partially HLA-mismatched related or unrelated donors. In addition, CAR-T therapy is offered as a treatment option for some types of lymphoma and leukemia.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1985 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since July 1987.

Attending physicians

Adult - Mounzer Agha, Kathleen Dorritie, Rafic Farah, Jing-Zhou Hou, Annie Im, Sawa Ito, Anastasios Raptis, James Rossetti, Alison Sehgal, Warren Shlomchik

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC only

Cord blood transplants performed on

Not performed

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 118 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 59.0%.

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 58.9% and 74.8%.

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


319

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 0 55 0 55
Unrelated donor 2 38 0 40
Total allogeneic 2 93 0 95
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
224
-- 224
Total combined
319 0 319

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 11 32 12 55
Unrelated 0 7 24 9 40
Autologous 0 25 114 85 224
Total 0 43 170 106 319

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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