• Stem Cell Transplant Center

    Stem Cell Transplant UnitOur pediatric stem cell transplant unit is 
    designed specifically for the needs of young 
    patients and their families.  

    The Stem Cell Transplant Center at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center in Boston, MA performs autologous and allogenic stem cell transplants (also called bone marrow transplants) to treat and support the treatment of pediatric cancers and blood disorders. We are one of the largest and most experienced pediatric stem cell transplant programs in the United States, performing more than 90 transplants per year. Our team includes doctors and scientists that are leaders in the field of pediatric stem cell transplantation, as well as nationally known pediatric subspecialists.

    Highlights of our Stem Cell Transplant Center include:

    • A 14-bed transplant unit specially designed for the needs of patients undergoing a stem cell transplant
    • An active, world-renown research program with scientists who partner with our clinical team to improve outcomes for hematopoietic stem cell transplants
    • One of the only graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) clinics in the country for pediatric stem cell transplant patients, offering specialized care for children and teenagers affected with this condition

    Stem Cell Transplant Program Named Center of Medical Excellence  

    We are proud to be named a Center of Medical Excellence by the Bone Marrow Transplant Quality Review Committee at UniCare. This recognition designates our program as a recommended care center for our expertise and dedication to giving kids with cancer and blood diseases the best possible outcomes. We received this distinction based on our Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) accreditation, our quality of care, high patient volume, and high number of outcomes over an extended period of time. 
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      Survivor Services

      Providing care and advocacy for survivors of childhood cancer through ongoing education, support and research on the long-term effects of cancer treatments.

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      Gene Therapy

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

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      Fertility Preservation

      A specialized program for patients receiving cancer treatment who have experienced a decrease or loss of reproductive function.

  • Contact Us: Treatment Options, Referrals, and Second Opinions

    Call 1-855-320-2094. In urgent cases, we typically can see new patients within 24 hours.
  • International Patients

    International Patient Services 

    Our international coordinators can guide you through the process of becoming a patient and travelling to us from outside the United States.

  • The Agudelo Twins

    The Agudelo Twins 

    Twins Miranda and Olivia Agudelo (with their parents) traveled from Colombia to Boston for a bone marrow transplant. Read their story on Boston Children's Hospital Blog Thriving.