Karmanos Cancer Center
Bone Marrow Transplant
4100 John R.
Second Floor HP02BF
Detroit, MI 48201
Direct phone: (313) 576-9101
Toll-free: (800) KARMANOS
Total transplants by cell source
- Marrow: 3
- PBSC: 212
- Cord Blood: 0
- Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 330
About the center
Our institute provides care to patients receiving autologous, related and unrelated allogeneic, cord blood and mismatched stem cell transplants. Research efforts are aimed at preventing and treating graft-versus-host disease, targeting patient immune cells to kill cancer cells and chemotherapy dose escalation for the treatment of hematological cancers.
This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1987 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since August 1992.
Adult - Asif Alavi, Lois Ayash, Abbinav Deol, Andrew Kin, Voravit Ratanatharathorn, Joseph Uberti
Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord
Cord blood transplants performed on
Other programs and services
Karmanos has discounted pricing with several local hotels in the area. The BMT Coordinator can provide additional information.
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:
- Patients who had their FIRST ALLOGENEIC transplant (cells from a related or unrelated donor/cord blood) during 2017, 2018, 2019, and
- Who had their transplant at a U.S. transplant center, and
- Who had follow-up information provided by the transplant center for analysis
For this center, we have survival information for 285 patients.
The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 64.6%.
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 63.0% and 73.2%.
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.
Transplants reported (From January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 as reported by the centers)
|Both marrow & PBSC
Transplants by disease
Number of transplants by age reported from January 1, 2019 to December 31st, 2020 (includes marrow, PBSC and cord blood)
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:
Transplant center resources
Transplant center coordinator:
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.)
No survivorship program information is available. Contact the center for information about post-transplant care.