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Karmanos Cancer Center

Location

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

From January 1, 2017 to December 31st, 2018
  • Marrow: 11
  • PBSC: 190
  • Cord Blood: 0
  • Autologous (PBSC or Marrow): 313
Performs adult transplants

Overview

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 multiple myeloma.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1987 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since August 1992.

Attending physicians

Adult - Asif Alavi, Lois Ayash, Abbinav Deol, Andrew Kin, Voravit Ratanatharathorn, Joseph Uberti

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

Other programs and services

Karmanos has discounted pricing with several local hotels in the area. The BMT Coordinator can provide additional information.

About the center

Overview

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 multiple myeloma.

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1987 and has been an NMDP/Be The Match transplant center since August 1992.

Attending physicians

Adult - Asif Alavi, Lois Ayash, Abbinav Deol, Andrew Kin, Voravit Ratanatharathorn, Joseph Uberti

Transplants performed

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on

Adult only

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:

  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 315 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 62.0%.

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 59.6% and 69.7%.

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.

Total transplants

Total transplants


514

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

Marrow PBSC Cord blood Total
Allogeneic
Related donor 2 66 0 68
Unrelated donor 9 124 0 133
Total allogeneic 11 190 0 201
Autologous
Both marrow & PBSC
313
-- 313
Total combined
514 0 514

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 20 32 16 68
Unrelated 0 16 59 58 133
Autologous 0 28 165 120 313
Total 0 64 256 194 514

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


No survivorship program information is available. Contact the center for information about post-transplant care.