The Cancer Institute  offers both allogeneic transplants (using donor stem cells) and autologous transplants (using your own stem cells).  A multidisciplinary health care team, specially trained in diagnosis and treatment of all aspects for various hematological (blood) malignancies, nonmalignant acquired bone marrow disorders, genetic diseases that are associated with abnormal hematopoiesis and function, bleeding disorders, bone marrow transplantation, sickle cell anemia, and solid tumors.  Patients benefit from the combined expertise of specialists who meet weekly to discuss patient care plans and optimal treatment options.

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The  UAMS Cancer Institute and its Myeloma Center continue to uncover scientific advances that translate into therapy:

  • Only Adult Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant team in Arkansas
  • Only Adult Sickle Cell Clinic in Arkansas
  • First bone marrow transplant in Arkansas
  • First to initiate use of tandem stem cell transplants
  • First outpatient stem cell transplant (autologous)
  • First stem cell transplant for patients over the age of 70
  • Initiation of idiotype and dendritic cell vaccines
  • Creation of stem cell purification process

Be The Match

Interested in possibly becoming a stem cell donor? Visit Bethematch.org.