• Centers & Programs

    Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center features five clinical centers with focused expertise on specific conditions and treatment options. Within each center, patients receive care from a team of specialists and subspecialists with deep expertise in the conditions they treat.

    Blood Disorders Center

    The Blood Disorders Center provides comprehensive care for a wide range of non-malignant blood disorders and diseases. We provide our patients some of the most advanced diagnostics and treatments available, including bone marrow testing and stem cell transplant. The Blood Disorders Center features programs specializing in the treatment of blood clotsbone marrow failurehemophiliamyeldoplastic syndromeplatelet function disorderrare anemias and iron disorderssickle cell disease and thalassemia.

    Brain Tumor Center

    Our Brain Tumor Center is home to many of the world’s most experienced brain tumor doctors. We utilize advanced therapies and technology for the treatment of brain tumors, including an intraoperative MRI, which allows our neurosurgeons to simultaneously perform surgery and obtain diagnostic images, minimizing the need for multiple surgeries. The Brain Tumor Center features programs specializing in the treatment of low-grade gliomas and medulloblastoma.

    Hematologic Malignancies Center

    The Hematologic Malignancies Center is one of the top pediatric leukemia and lymphoma treatment centers in the world. In addition to treating lymphomas and leukemias, our center treats the primary types of histiocytosis, which shares some of the characteristics of cancer. The Hematologic Malignancies Center features programs specializing in the treatment of leukemialymphomahistiocytosis and lymphadenopathy.

    Solid Tumors Center

    The Solid Tumors Center treats children and teens with a variety of solid tumors, from bone and soft-tissue tumors to liver and kidney tumors. Our doctors provide unparalleled expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of these diseases, using advanced therapies and technology, including interventional radiology, to treat our patients. The Solid Tumors Center features programs specializing in the treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors, liver tumors, neuroblastoma, rare tumors and retinoblastoma.

    Stem Cell Transplant Center

    The Stem Cell Transplant Center 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 100 transplants per year.

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  • Outstanding Care

    Dr. Stuart Orkin, Chair of Pediatric Oncology, describes the unparalleled resources available at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's.

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