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Autologous Blood and Marrow Transplant Registry Database (ABMTR)

Topic/focus:  Disease - Specific / Registry
Year(s):  1989 to present
Source:  Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), Medical College of Wisconsin
Study and sample characteristics:  Approximately 65% of all autologous transplants in North and South America, data based on medical records
Universe:  Auto- transplants in North or South America
Variables:  Over 800
Access:  Investigators must request data, which is subject to approval by CIBMTR.  Summary data is available on the website
Cost:  In most circumstances, there is no cost
Key web links:  Center for International Blood & Marrow Research
Primary Institutional Contact:  CIBMTR Data Request Information (inforequest@mcw.edu)

Description:  Contains data collected on recipients of autologous bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cell transplants -- those in which a portion of the patient's own blood or bone marrow is removed before, and returned to them after, high dose radiation and/or chemotherapy. Over 380 institutions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America participate. About 65% of auto- transplants performed in these regions are reported to the ABMTR. The present database includes information for more than 66,000 patients transplanted. Nearly 4,500 new patients are registered yearly. 

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