Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

  • Multidisciplinary expertise: Our team of doctors, which may include surgeons, oncologists, hematologists (blood specialists) and radiation oncologists, will work together to develop an effective and personalized treatment plan for you. In addition, specially trained oncology nurses care for you before, during and after treatment, help manage clinical trials and provide education about what to expect. Because transplant and cellular therapy can often be complex, we have specific nurse coordinators who will guide you through the process.
  • Convenient care: We are one of only two adult cancer centers in the region that offers a stem cell transplant program. This means you can receive state-of-the-art care without leaving the Kentuckiana region. Patients who live locally and have good family support may also be eligible to have a transplant on an outpatient basis, rather than having an extended stay in the hospital.
  • Specialized inpatient facility: We maintain a 16-bed specialty care unit at UofL Hospital. Physicians are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays and weekends. Each room is private and equipped with complete monitoring systems that allow staff to continually check your progress. A HEPA-filtered air handling system, special flooring, and copper fixtures with antimicrobial properties help protect patients from infection. Each room also includes a private restroom and many include a sleeping area for family members so they can be of support along the way. Those who need extended stays even have access to a kitchenette and laundry facilities.
  • Support services: UofL Brown Cancer Center offers a wide variety of support services for you and your family including social work, cancer rehabilitation, financial counseling, palliative care, and a unique survivorship program. The M. Krista Loyd Resource Center helps connect patients and families to these services needed to achieve the best possible experience, and also provides a wide variety of educational resources, therapies and classes.
  • Nationally accredited: Our Blood and Marrow Transplant Program is nationally accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) , the gold standard of excellence for blood and bone marrow transplant programs in the United States. 
  • Long-term care: We closely follow our patients after transplant to ensure success. We partner with your referring doctor throughout the entire transplant process, from pre-transplant evaluation to the transplant procedure to post transplant follow-up care. 
  • Delivering improved patient safety: University of Louisville Hospital and UofL James Graham Brown Cancer Center has been designated a Blue Distinction Center+ for Transplants for Adult Bone Marrow/Stem Cell by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, an independent licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community. 

To make a new patient appointment at UofL Brown Cancer Center, call 502-562-HOPE (4673) or fill out the online new patient appointment form.

We offer stem cell transplant for patients with the following diseases:

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Amyloidosis
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Germ Cell Tumors
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Severe Aplastic Anemia

To make a new patient appointment at UofL Brown Cancer Center, call 502-562-HOPE (4673) or fill out the online new patient appointment form.

Our doctors offer the full spectrum of cellular therapy, which include:

  • Autologous: A transplant using your own cells from your bloodstream or bone marrow
  • Allogeneic: Transplanting cells from a matched donor, which may or may not be a family member.
  • Haploidentical: Transplanting cells from a half-matched donor.
  • Umbilical cord blood transplant
  • CAR-T Therapy

Learn about cellular therapy

To make a new patient appointment at UofL Brown Cancer Center, call 502-562-HOPE (4673) or fill out the online new patient appointment form.

Physicians in this practice may not see patients at all locations listed below. For details, please call the appointment line for the location you are interested in visiting.

Offices and Clinics

  • UofL James Graham Brown Cancer Center
    529 S. Jackson St.
    Louisville, Kentucky 40202
    502-562-4673
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  • UofL James Graham Brown Cancer Center - BMT Infusion Area
    529 S. Jackson St.
    2nd Floor
    Louisville, Kentucky 40202
    502-562-4673
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  • Ambulatory Care Building - BMT Outpatient Clinic
    550 South Jackson St.
    3rd Floor
    Louisville, Kentucky 40202
    502-562-4543
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Next Steps

For more information or to make an appointment,
call 502-588-6000