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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Stuart Orkin, Chair of Pediatric Oncology, describes the outstanding oncology and hematology resources available at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's.