The pediatric Solid Tumor Center at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center treats children and teens with a variety of solid malignancies, from bone and soft-tissue tumors to liver and kidney tumors. Our pediatric oncologists and doctors provide unparalleled expertise in the diagnosis, management and treatment of solid tumors in children.
Highlights of our Solid Tumor Center include:
Our solid tumor treatment team works closely together to provide children the best chance of a successful outcome. Our team includes:
Our team also draws on the expertise of a variety of subspecialists and support staff, including nurses and nurse practitioners, social workers, nutritionists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, child life specialists, psychologists and psychiatrists, and school specialists.
Meet our solid tumor treatment team.
A genetic test can explain why a child or young adult developed cancer and can help to predict whether he/she is at risk for other cancers.
Providing care and advocacy for survivors of childhood cancer through ongoing education, support and research on the long-term effects of cancer treatments.
Social workers, psychologists and resource specialists offering help with the social, emotional, and psychological aspects of caring for children with cancer.
Rated the top pediatric cancer center by U.S. News & World Report