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University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinic

Location

University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinic
Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Program
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792-5156
Direct phone: 608-263-7673

Total transplants by cell source

From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020
  • Marrow: 32
  • PBSC: 114
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 218
Performs adult; pediatric transplants

Overview

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center is recognized throughout the Midwest and the nation as one of the leading innovators in cancer research, quality patient care and active community involvement. UW Carbone Cancer Center is the only comprehensive cancer center in Wisconsin, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. The University of Wisconsin Blood and Marrow Transplant Program is accredited by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). FACT accreditation ensures patients, medical professionals, health insurance companies and the government that our program exceeds standards in patient care and laboratory practices. We were among the first transplant centers worldwide to achieve accreditation in 1999. We are a multidisciplinary team of transplant professionals, working together toward the goal of providing the best possible outcomes for our patients by providing evidence-based, innovative, and compassionate care.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1981 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 1990.

Attending physicians

Adult - Natalie Callendar, Zhubin Gahvari, Aric Hall, Peiman Hematti, Inga Hofmann, Vaishalee Kenkre, Ryan Mattison, Kalyan Nadiminti, Priyanka Pophali, Timothy Schmidt

Pediatric - Christian Capitini, Kenneth DeSantes

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only

Other programs and services

The University of Wisconsin Hospital Blood and Marrow Transplant Program provides a variety of novel and supportive services for patients, families, and caregivers.

As Wisconsins only National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center, we offer the option of unique treatment and supportive care clinical trials.

Chaplains, social workers, child life specialists, and health psychologists all provide support to patients, families, and caregivers before, during, and after transplant.

Housing: Our housing coordinators offer access to affordable, temporary housing arrangements throughout the transplant process:
 Ronald McDonald House for pediatric patients and caregivers
 Restoring Hope Transplant House for adult patients and caregivers
 Contracts with local hotels

Pediatric Programs: We offer Madisons only Board of Education-approved Hospital School to help patients - from kindergarten through high school - keep up with their school work. Sibling Services offers opportunities for therapeutic play, peer interaction, coping strategies and support to brothers and sisters of patients going through transplant.

About the center

Overview

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center is recognized throughout the Midwest and the nation as one of the leading innovators in cancer research, quality patient care and active community involvement. UW Carbone Cancer Center is the only comprehensive cancer center in Wisconsin, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. The University of Wisconsin Blood and Marrow Transplant Program is accredited by the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). FACT accreditation ensures patients, medical professionals, health insurance companies and the government that our program exceeds standards in patient care and laboratory practices. We were among the first transplant centers worldwide to achieve accreditation in 1999. We are a multidisciplinary team of transplant professionals, working together toward the goal of providing the best possible outcomes for our patients by providing evidence-based, innovative, and compassionate care.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1981 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since December 1990.

Attending physicians

Adult - Natalie Callendar, Zhubin Gahvari, Aric Hall, Peiman Hematti, Inga Hofmann, Vaishalee Kenkre, Ryan Mattison, Kalyan Nadiminti, Priyanka Pophali, Timothy Schmidt

Pediatric - Christian Capitini, Kenneth DeSantes

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Pediatric only

Other programs and services

The University of Wisconsin Hospital Blood and Marrow Transplant Program provides a variety of novel and supportive services for patients, families, and caregivers.

As Wisconsins only National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center, we offer the option of unique treatment and supportive care clinical trials.

Chaplains, social workers, child life specialists, and health psychologists all provide support to patients, families, and caregivers before, during, and after transplant.

Housing: Our housing coordinators offer access to affordable, temporary housing arrangements throughout the transplant process:
 Ronald McDonald House for pediatric patients and caregivers
 Restoring Hope Transplant House for adult patients and caregivers
 Contracts with local hotels

Pediatric Programs: We offer Madisons only Board of Education-approved Hospital School to help patients - from kindergarten through high school - keep up with their school work. Sibling Services offers opportunities for therapeutic play, peer interaction, coping strategies and support to brothers and sisters of patients going through transplant.

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 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 189 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 70.0%.

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 69.0% and 80.8%.

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.

Number of adult transplants

Total adult transplants


326

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 8 37 0 45
Unrelated donor 15 74 0 89
Total allogeneic 23 111 0 134
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
192
-- 192
Total combined
326 0 326

Number of pediatric transplants

Total pediatric transplants


38

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 4 3 0 7
Unrelated donor 5 0 0 5
Total allogeneic 9 3 0 12
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
26
-- 26
Total combined
38 0 38

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 7 16 22 7 52
Unrelated 5 12 51 26 94
Autologous 26 19 92 81 218
Total 38 47 165 114 364

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:
Karen Kranz
(608) 890-5923
Email: kkranz@uwhealth.org

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.