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 unrelated 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.
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:
This is a great opportunity to meet other Aplastic Anemia survivors and their families.
For more information, contact:
Kevin McNamara 303-642-7943 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ellen McDonough 303-881-7904 email@example.com
Joyce Deming 303-421-3684 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday 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
A Presbyterian/St. Luke's program to help patient heal during their hospital recovery. Patients and caregivers explore creativity as a way of healing the emotional stress of cancer. Patients who need an allogenic transplant are in a sterile environment for weeks and sometimes months.
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