I. To compare the overall survival (OS) rate at 2 years post treatment using the Jefferson 2 step reduced intensity conditioning (RIC) approach in patients with haploidentical family donors with hematological malignancies in morphological or radiographic remission or with chemosensitive, indolent diseases to historical OS rates in similar populations after RIC matched donor HSCT as reported in the literature.
I. To compare the treatment-related mortality (TRM) rate at 2 years for patients treated on this study to the historical TRM rates of patients undergoing RIC matched-sibling HSCT as reported in the literature.
II. To compare the 2 year relapse rates and relapse related mortality of patients with myeloid diseases to that of patients with lymphoid diseases who are treated on this Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) RIC 2 step approach.
III. To determine the incidence and severity of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in patients undergoing treated on the TJU RIC 2 step approach.
IV. To evaluate engraftment rates and lymphoid reconstitution in patients treated on the TJU RIC 2 step approach.
V. To evaluate the incidence of TRM at 100 days in patients treated on the TJU RIC 2 step approach.
REDUCED INTENSITY CONDITIONING: Patients receive fludarabine phosphate intravenously (IV) over 60 minutes on days -11 to -8 and bulsufan IV over 3 hours on days -10 to -9. Patients undergo total body irradiation (TBI) on day -6. Patients also receive cyclophosphamide IV over 2 hours on days -3 and -2.
TRANSPLANTATION: Patients undergo donor lymphocyte infusion (DLI) on day -6 and cluster of differentiation (CD)-34+ allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (PBSCT) on day 0.
GVHD PROPHYLAXIS: Beginning on day -1, patients receive tacrolimus IV or orally (PO) with taper beginning on day 42. Patients also receive mycophenolate mofetil IV twice daily (BID) on days -1 to 28.
After completion of study treatment, patients are followed up periodically for 2 years.