blood disorders include a wide range of conditions that affect red blood cells,
white blood cells, and platelets, as well as blood proteins related to bleeding
and clotting disorders. Some of these conditions are inherited and passed down
from parents who carry the abnormal (mutated) gene. Others are acquired.
with blood disorders are treated through the Blood Disorders Center at
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, an integrated
pediatric hematology and oncology partnership between Dana-Farber Cancer
Institute and Boston Children's Hospital.
Our multidisciplinary approach to care ensures personalized management plans that
meet the medical, physical, emotional, and informational needs of each
hematology patient and family. Our hematology team integrates expertise from:
Red blood cell and iron disorders
White blood cell disorders
Bone marrow failure syndromes
Thrombosis and anticoagulation disorders
Autoimmune blood cell disorders
Other blood disorders
Phone: 617-355-8246Online form: Request an appointment
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.