• Conditions We Treat

    Patient Connie Marinilli 

    Utilizing proven treatment protocols and innovative therapies, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center treats over 100 forms of cancer and blood disorders in children and young adults. 

    Learn about the many conditions we treat: 

    Blood Disorders 

    Our Blood Disorders Center provides comprehensive care for a wide range of non-malignant blood disorders including anemia, hemophilia, myelodysplastic syndrome, sickle cell disease and thalassemia.

    Brain Tumors

    The specialists in our Brain Tumor Center have the expertise to treat a wide range of malignant brain tumors, including atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT), diffuse pontine glioma and germ cell tumors of the brain.

    Leukemia & Lymphoma

    The specialists in our Hematologic Malignancies Center are world leaders in the treatment of pediatric leukemia and lymphoma as well as the primary types of histiocytosis.

    Solid Tumors

    Our Solid Tumor Center provides advanced treatment, including surgery, for a wide range of solid tumors, including bone tumors like osteosarcoma, soft tissue tumors, neuroblastoma, kidney tumors and liver tumors.

    Other Conditions We Treat

    The specialists at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's also participate in the care of children and teens with a variety of conditions that do not come under the umbrella of cancers or blood disorders. These other conditions include genetic immunodeficiencies, metabolic disorders, vascular anomalies, and cardiovascular diseases such as pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary vein stenosis.

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  • Find Clinical Trials

    We sponsor and collaborate on clinical trials that break new ground in pediatric cancer and blood disorder treatment. callout bg
  • Outstanding Care

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