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The Largest Most Experienced Blood Cancer and Transplant Program
in the Region

Colorado Blood Cancer Institute (CBCI) is committed to advancing science and care for patients with blood cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Amongst the largest transplant programs in the country, CBCI is honored to be the Rocky Mountain's leaders in this field, working closely with our physician colleagues from New Mexico to Montana to provide patients with nationally recognized care and access to the most innovative clinical trials.

CBCI is a FACT-accredited program for both autologous and allogeneic transplants, performing related and FACT Logounrelated donor transplants including cord blood transplants. In 2011, CBCI performed its 2,000th bone marrow transplant, making it the largest full service stem cell and bone marrow transplant program in Colorado and among the top programs in the country.

CBCI conducts cutting edge clinical research, testing innovative treatments for patients with blood cancers and bone marrow diseases. Referral to a blood cancer specialist early after diagnosis allows for full evaluation of treatment options and the development of a treatment plan including access to approximately 50 clinical trials. The physicians and staff can discuss research studies to ensure that patients receive the most progressive therapies available.

In addition to our physicians, our transplant team includes a nationally recognized psychosocial team led by Teri Simoneau, Ph.D. Psychologists, social workers, dietitians, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, financial and transplant nurse coordinators, oncology certified registered nurses and volunteers provide services to patients and their families at many stages of their treatment process in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Our Long-Term Follow-Up Program advises and helps manage recovery after transplant including vaccinations, wellness and late complications of transplant.

The physicians and staff at the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute provide compassionate, personalized care, treating each person with a customized care plan. Our Physicians take referrals for new patients as well as for patients seeking a second opinion on their care.

Patient and Caregiver Classes

Front Range Aplastic Anemia Support Group:
 Come join fellow survivors, family and friends at the Front Range Aplastic Anemia Support Group Serving the Denver Metro/Boulder area, this group meets monthly at various locations for:

  • Informal Fun
  • Information Sharing
  • Support

This is a great opportunity to meet other Aplastic Anemia survivors and their families.
For more information, contact:
Kevin McNamara 303-642-7943 kevin_mcnamar@yahoo.com
Ellen McDonough 303-881-7904 javaqueen601@gmail.com
Joyce Deming 303-421-3684 jdeming4821@yahoo.com


Psychosocial Support Groups

Men’s Group: meets on the 3rd floor of CBCI. This group is designed for men who are being treated for cancer or who are cancer survivors. It is a time to share experiences, build relationships, and receive support. This group is currently being held and is ongoing; meets 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, 6 to 7:15pm.

For information or to sign up for the group, please contact Teri Simoneau, Ph.D. at 720-754-4850
Email: Teri.Simoneau@HealthONEcares.com


Rise Jones2014 Blood Donor Drive

Patients need you! For thousands with blood cancers a marrow transplant is their only hope for life. Please join the drive.

Marrow Donor Drive, Ages 18-44

When: Saturday, April 19,2014 9am-1pm
Where: Central Park Recreation Center
9651 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Denver, Co 80238

Contact: Lizzette Sauque Ph. 303-587-3924 Email: lizzette_sauque@bonfils.org

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Outreach Centers

A complete list of locations and maps for the CBCI Outreach Centers outside the Denver metro area.

Outreach Centers


2014 Rocky Mountain Cancer ConferenceFREE conference for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Leading specialists will present information on the latest treatments, therapies, clinical trials and developments in blood cancer research.

Register Online: www.lls.org/rm/rmbcc

Call: 720.440.8620 or 800.286.8159

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Nora Earnest

HealthONE is proud to sponsor Stand Up to Cancer and its ground-breaking Cancer Research to help saves lives.This video outlines Nora's story about her diagnosis of lymphoma and her treatment at the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center.


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