• Blood Disorders in Children

    blood disorders in children

    There are many different types of blood disorders, which can involve problems with the red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, blood vessels, bone marrow, lymph nodes, or the proteins involved in bleeding and clotting. 

    The hematologists at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center provide comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and preventive services for all types of non-malignant blood disorders. At our Blood Disorders Center, patients receive care from some of the world’s most experienced hematologists with deep experience in the conditions we treat, including:

    Red blood cell and iron disorders

    Bleeding disorders

    Thrombosis and anticoagulation disorders

    • Factor V Leiden 
    • Prothrombin gene mutation 
    • Protein C deficiency 
    • Protein S deficiency 
    • Antithrombin deficiency 
    • Stroke 
    • Thrombosis

    Autoimmune blood cell disorders

    Bone marrow failure syndromes

    White blood cell disorders

    Other blood disorders

  • Contact Us

    Our specialized new patient coordinators can answer your questions about treatment options and becoming a patient.
  • Clinical Trials

    Through clinical trials and research, our Blood Disorders Center is continuously advancing the treatment of blood disorders in children. callout bg
  • Treating Blood Disorders

    Ellis Neufeld, MD, talks about giving children with serious blood disorders a chance for a normal life.