Weill Cornell Bone Marrow Transplant Program


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Severe Cases, Great Outcomes: 2018 Transplant Center-Specific Survival Report

A recent Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) report showed that our BMT program had the highest patient severity score among the largest U.S. transplant centers in good standing. Still, our overall outcomes are excellent.OutcomesGraphic


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BMT Nurse Tammy McNinney Wins Clinical Excellence Award

TammyTammy McNinney, BSN, RN, OCN, a staff nurse within the bone marrow transplant unit, is the 2018 recipient of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s Clinical Nurse Excellence Award.

 


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Baseball Player Knocks Cancer Out of the Park

Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital helped baseball player Michael Mays knock cancer out of the park.

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The Humor Prescription: One Man’s Journey Through Cancer and Transplant

Michael Butts and TeamMichael Butts, an avid fly fisher, swimmer and outdoorsman, spent over 30 years working 12-hour days as a construction site manager, considered by many as a “legend” in his field. Always one to seek out a challenge, Michael studied and received more certifications than anyone else at his company. For years, working in the harsh outside elements never affected him until he noticed a new trend. Even after a long hot shower, he could not warm up after a long day out in the cold. He knew something was wrong. His wife encouraged him to see a doctor and with just one word – “cancer” – his life was forever changed.


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Dr. Alexandra Gomez Chosen as European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2018 Young Ambassador

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Dr. Alexandra Gomez, Hematology and Oncology Fellow at Weill Cornell Medicine and New-York Presbyterian (WCM/NYP), was named one of ten 2018 Young Ambassadors of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation’s (EBMT). EBMT’s Young Ambassador Program highlights talented, rising star scientists, doctors and nurses specializing in the field of bone marrow transplant.


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Wishing our Patients Well in 2018

CartOur Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant (BMT) team and in-patient oncology staff wished our patients and families a healthy and peaceful 2018 by spreading holiday cheer with a roaming cart filled with sweet treats.


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Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program Research Updates at the 2017 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

ASH 2017The Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program researchers and physicians made a vast impact at this year’s American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, an educational gathering of over 25,000 clinicians and scientists from around the world who are working to conquer blood disease.