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    Immunotherapy Clinical Trial for Relapsed Leukemia

    Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is the first and only site in New England to offer a breakthrough immunotherapy clinical trial for for children with relapsed or treatment-resistant acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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    Unlocking the Secrets of Pediatric Cancers can Help Children and Adults

    Understanding cancers of young children could also hold the key to understanding a broad range of adult cancers, David Williams, MD, writes.
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    Palliative Care Eases the Burden of Serious Illness

    Pediatric palliative care helps maximize quality of life for children with serious life-threatening or life-limiting illness.
    Gene Therapy Study

    Gene Therapy for “Bubble Boy” Disease Appears Effective, Safe

    A new form of gene therapy for boys with “bubble boy” disease appears to be effective and may avoid the late-developing leukemia seen in patients in pioneering gene therapy trials in Europe more than a decade ago.
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    Hope Grows for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

    Advances in research and treatment mean longer life expectancy and better managed pain for people with sickle cell disease.
  • Ranked #1 for Cancer Care

    US News

    Rated the top pediatric
    cancer center by U.S. News & World Report

  • Innovative Treatments

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    Through clinical trials and research, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is at the forefront of innovative treatments, including gene therapy.

  • What Parents of Children with Cancer Should Know

    If your child has cancer, stay positive. With recent advances, the five-year survival rate is 84 percent for all childhood cancers combined, up from 61 percent in the mid-1970s.