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Medical University of South Carolina

MUSC Transplant Program
20 Ehrhardt Street, Suite 100
Charleston, SC 29425-5510
(843) 876-1236
(800) 277-8687 #6
http://www.muschealth.com/cancer/about/bone-marrow-transplant/index.htm

Number of Transplants Performed

This center has been performing allogeneic transplants since 1987 and has been an NMDP transplant center since September 1991.

Transplants Reported (From Jan. 2011 to Dec. 2012 as reported by the centers)       Unrelated or Related Donor Auto-
logous

(PBSC or marrow)
Total (by transplant type)
Marrow PBSC Cord
Blood
Unrelated Donor
- Adult
10 31 2 --- 43
Unrelated Donor
- Pediatric
7 1 13 --- 21
Related Donor
- Adult
2 19 0 --- 21
Related Donor
- Pediatric
10 0 0 --- 10
Autologous
- Adult
--- --- --- 115 115
Autologous
- Pediatric
--- --- --- 10 10
Total
(by cell source)
29 51 15 125 220

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Patient Survival Information for this Center

Medical University of South Carolina


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 2009, 2010 and 2011, 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 125 patients.

The actual 1-year survival of these patients is 55.1%.

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 55.0% and 70.9%.

For help with understanding these statistics, please see Understanding Transplant Outcomes (PDF).


Transplant Results by Patient's Age, Disease Type and Stage

Medical University of South Carolina - Related

Survival by Patient's Age, Disease Type and Stage after Related Donor Transplantation

This report is based on first allogeneic transplants performed between January 2009 and December 2011 using related donors. It only includes patients with known survival status at 1-year post-transplant. In some cases, patients may have been alive at last reported follow-up that was less than one year. Those patients have not been included in this report. The first number represents the number of patients alive at one year post transplant. The second number is a total number of transplanted patients in that particular group.


Diagnosis 0-9 Yrs 10-19 Yrs 20-29 Yrs 30-39 Yrs 40-49 Yrs 50-59 Yrs 60+ Yrs Overall
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in first complete remission -- -- 0/1 -- -- 1/1 -- 1/2
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in second complete remission -- 1/1 -- -- -- -- 0/1 1/2
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in third or higher complete remission, relapse, or primary induction failure -- -- -- 1/1 0/1 -- -- 1/2
Acute myelogenous leukemia in first complete remission 2/3 -- -- 1/1 3/3 -- 0/1 6/8
Acute myelogenous leukemia in second complete remission -- -- -- -- -- 1/2 1/1 2/3
Acute myelogenous leukemia in third or higher complete remission, relapse, or primary induction failure -- -- -- 0/1 -- 1/1 3/3 4/5
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia and other chronic leukemia -- -- -- -- -- -- 1/1 1/1
Chronic myelogenous leukemia in first chronic phase -- 1/1 -- -- -- -- -- 1/1
Histiocytic disorders 1/1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 1/1
Hodgkin lymphoma -- -- -- -- 1/1 -- -- 1/1
Inherited abnormalities of erythrocyte differentiation or function 1/2 -- -- -- -- -- -- 1/2
Multiple myeloma / Plasma cell disorder -- -- -- -- -- 0/1 -- 0/1
Myelodysplastic disorders - Refractory anemia, Refractory anemia with ringed sideroblast, Refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia, Refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia and ringed sideroblast -- -- -- 1/1 -- 1/1 -- 2/2
Myelodysplastic disorders - Refractory Anemia with excess blasts (with 5-9% brasts (RAEB-1) and 10-19% blasts (RAEB-2)) -- -- -- -- -- 0/1 0/1 0/2
Myeloproliferative syndromes -- -- -- -- -- 1/1 -- 1/1
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- 1/2 -- -- 1/3 1/1 -- 3/6
Other acute leukemia -- -- -- -- -- 0/1 -- 0/1
Severe aplastic anemia 1/1 1/1 -- -- -- -- -- 2/2
Total 5/7 4/5 0/1 3/4 5/8 6/10 5/8 28/43

Medical University of South Carolina - Unrelated

Survival by Patient's Age, Disease Type and Stage after Unrelated Donor Transplantation

This report is based on first allogeneic transplants performed between January 2009 and December 2011 using unrelated donors. It only includes patients with known survival status at 1-year post-transplant. In some cases, patients may have been alive at last reported follow-up that was less than one year. Those patients have not been included in this report. The first number represents the number of patients alive at one year post transplant. The second number is a total number of transplanted patients in that particular group.


Diagnosis 0-9 Yrs 10-19 Yrs 20-29 Yrs 30-39 Yrs 40-49 Yrs 50-59 Yrs 60+ Yrs Overall
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in first complete remission 0/1 1/2 1/1 0/1 -- 0/2 -- 2/7
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in second complete remission 0/2 1/2 2/2 -- 0/1 0/1 -- 3/8
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in third or higher complete remission, relapse, or primary induction failure 0/1 -- -- -- -- 0/1 -- 0/2
Acute myelogenous leukemia in first complete remission -- -- 0/2 -- 0/1 4/4 1/4 5/11
Acute myelogenous leukemia in second complete remission -- 1/2 -- 1/1 1/1 2/3 -- 5/7
Acute myelogenous leukemia in third or higher complete remission, relapse, or primary induction failure 0/1 0/1 -- -- 1/2 2/3 0/2 3/9
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia and other chronic leukemia -- -- -- -- 0/1 -- 2/2 2/3
Chronic myelogenous leukemia in accelerated phase or second chronic phase -- -- 0/1 0/1 1/1 -- -- 1/3
Histiocytic disorders 1/1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 1/1
Inherited abnormalities of erythrocyte differentiation or function 1/1 0/1 -- -- -- -- -- 1/2
Multiple myeloma / Plasma cell disorder -- -- -- -- 1/1 -- -- 1/1
Myelodysplastic disorders - Refractory anemia, Refractory anemia with ringed sideroblast, Refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia, Refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia and ringed sideroblast -- -- -- -- -- 0/1 0/2 0/3
Myelodysplastic disorders - Refractory Anemia with excess blasts (with 5-9% brasts (RAEB-1) and 10-19% blasts (RAEB-2)) -- -- -- -- 0/1 -- -- 0/1
Myelodysplastic disorders - Other MDS 1/1 1/1 -- -- 1/2 1/2 -- 4/6
Myeloproliferative syndromes 0/1 -- -- -- 1/1 -- -- 1/2
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 1/1 1/1 -- -- -- 0/1 3/5 5/8
Other acute leukemia 1/1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 1/1
Severe aplastic anemia 0/1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0/1
Total 5/12 5/10 3/6 1/3 6/12 9/18 6/15 35/76

Program Description:

The transplant program at the Medical University of South Carolina provides comprehensive care, using a multi-disciplinary approach, to adult and pediatric patients through ablative and non-myeloablative transplant, using cord blood, peripheral blood, or bone marrow as the source of stem cells. FACT accredited since June 2003.

Contact Information:

If you have transplant-related questions, please contact Cindy Kramer, transplant center coordinator, at (843) 792-0412 or by e-mail at kramercp@musc.edu.

Program Type:

Adult and Pediatric

Attending Physicians:

(Medical Doctors)

Adult -

Saurabh Chhabra, Alice Mims, Robert Stuart

Pediatric -

Michelle Hudspeth, Jennifer Jaroscak, Jackie Kraveka

Transplants Performed:

Marrow/PBSC, single cord, and double cord

Cord blood transplants performed on:

Adult and pediatric

Find research trials at this center here:

ClinicalTrials.gov

Estimated Search & Transplant Costs

The costs for a transplant vary greatly from center to center and depend on factors such as health insurance, disease type and disease stage of the patient, as well as center-specific billing policies. Examples of costs in the search and transplant include:

  • The amount and geographic location of donors tested
  • Testing needed to confirm a match
  • Processing and collecting of tissue-typing samples
  • Donor workup testing needed
  • Getting the marrow, PBSC or cord blood unit for transplant

For the best understanding of costs of transplant and follow-up for a specific transplant center, contact the center's Financial Representative.

help Explain Transplant Costs at Different Centers

Resources for financial information

If you have questions about costs and financial services at this transplant center, you can contact the center's financial representative, Corey Grooms by e-mail at groomscj@musc.edu or by phone at (843) 792-9733.

Financial services at this center could include:

  • Health insurance information
  • Financial assistance
  • Patient-related resources

Additional Information

Further information about this center, including the number and type of transplants performed in each of the last three years, and the support groups offered, may be found in the BMT InfoNet Transplant Center Directory:
http://www.bmtinfonet.org/transplantcenters.

BMT InfoNet (Blood & Marrow Transplant Information Network) is a nonprofit organization that provides information and emotional support to transplant patients and their families.