Since the Bone Marrow Transplant Center’s Program began in 1977, our physicians have performed over 3,800 bone marrow transplant procedures, making our bone marrow transplant center home to the largest program in Ohio.
Data suggests medical professionals with this level of experience contribute to better patient outcomes. Each year nearly 400 patients are consulted at our bone marrow transplant center for a possible bone marrow transplant. We have a large referral base and have excellent relationships with community physicians that allows for successful continuity of care, making us a leader among bone marrow transplant centers.
The mission of the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program in the Taussig Cancer Institute is to provide high quality specialized patient care in a setting of education and research.
The entire BMT staff embraces the values of initiative, innovation, collaboration, confidentiality, empathy and integrity.
Patients all over the world need people like you to become a bone marrow transplant donor.
The Bone Marrow Transplant program offers state-of-the art therapies for autologous, allogeneic and non-myeloablative allogeneic bone marrow transplants as treatment for cancer.
We offer multiple bone marrow transplant options and utilize various hematopoietic progenitor cell sources to fit the clinical need of the patient.
Find a physician specialist for your unique bone marrow transplant needs.
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We are dedicated to helping you face the challenges associated with your diagnosis and treatment.
Our program is driven by clinical and translational investigation.
The Bone Marrow Transplant and Leukemia floors have units that are designed for patients with lengthy stays and compromised immune systems.
The type and severity of your disease determines what type of bone marrow transplant you may need.
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November 22, 2012 - 4th Annual Patient and Family Thanksgiving Celebration
This year G111 and G110 had their 4th Annual Patient and Family Thanksgiving celebration. The event has grown every year since a group of nurses brought the tradition up from G70 in 2009. Nearly 150 patients and family members enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner right here at Taussig.
November 1, 2012 - Welcome Dr. Jagadeesh!
Dr. Jagadeesh joins us after completing a hematology/oncology fellowship and internal medicine residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She received her medical degree at the JJMM Medical College at the University of Mysore in India. She obtained her MPH from Boston University School of Public Health and continued her studies at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, with a research emphasis in hereditary breast and colon cancer. At Taussig, Dr. Jagadeesh will focus on the management and clinical investigation of lymphoma and bone marrow transplantation.
October 22, 2012 - Bernadette's Story
An Erie woman treated at Taussig reflects on her experience an as aplastic anemia patient saved by a bone marrow transplant. Her story takes an interesting twist just four years later when she has the opportunity to bring awareness to the disease on the runway at Mercedes Benz fashion week.
August 29, 2012 Online Health Chat Transcript
Dr. Kalaycio discussed the pros and cons of Umbilical Cord Blood Preservation and Stem Cell collection. He addressed the question of whether or not it is a good idea for parents, babies, and UCB collection companies.
He has been published in numerous scientific publications including Bone Marrow Transplantation, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and Leukemia. He also is the editor of a book on leukemia and co-editor of a book on clinical malignant hematology. His research interests focus on testing new treatments for leukemia.
August 26, 2012 - Dunk Tank Raises Money for Hope Lodge
On Sunday, August 26th, The Bone Marrow Transplant Program hosted an employee picnic featuring food, a corn hole tournament, volleyball, kids’ games, and best of all - a dunk tank for charity! The BMT Staff and Administrators participated in the fun. Dunkees included Dr. Matthew Kalaycio (Director), Dr. Ronald Sobecks, Dr. Robert Dean, Julie Curtis (BMT Administrator), Mary Serafin (BMT Clinical Manager), Sheila Serafino (BMT Accreditation and Quality Manager), and Shawnda Tench (BMT Research Manager). Ticket sales from the dunk tank totaled $500, which was presented to Hope Lodge on September 13th.
June 18, 2012 - A healthy Father's Day for Cleveland-area father and son who take on cancer, win
Within days of Tom finishing up treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in August 2009, L.T., Tom's son, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Both have completed their treatment and are looking forward to playing together in a golf tournament in July.
Grand Opening of G110 & G111 Bone Marrow Transplant & Leukemia Units
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