• Solid Tumor Programs

    The Solid Tumors Center at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center features seven world-class treatment programs offering patients deep expertise and advanced therapies for specific conditions. Each program features an authority in his/her area of expertise as well as teams of subspecialists and nurses with focused training and years of proven experience.

    Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors Program
    The Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors Program has the expertise to treat a wide range of newly diagnosed and relapsed musculoskeletal cancers and benign tumors.

    Endocrine-Oncology Program
    The Endocrine-Oncology Program brings together experts in Endocrinology, Oncology, Surgery, and Cancer Genetics, to provide exceptional, coordinated care to patients diagnosed with endocrine tumors.

    Kidney Tumor Program
    Through our Kidney Tumor Program, patients have access to the broadest set of pediatric and oncologic expertise available. The breadth of our expertise allows us to assemble a team of specialists to meet the specific needs of each patient.

    Liver Tumor Program
    The Liver Tumor Program treats all primary liver cancers occurring in children and young adults. The two most common types of liver cancer are hepatoblastoma and hepatocellular carcinoma. We care for both newly diagnosed liver cancer and for children with relapsed disease.

    Neuroblastoma Program
    Because neuroblastoma is rarely seen in adults, it is important that your child receives care from an experienced team of pediatric specialists who focus exclusively on treating childhood cancers. Our Neuroblastoma Program treats newly diagnosed and relapsed patients and provide innovative therapies for children with relapsed or hard-to-treat neuroblastomas.

    Ocular Oncology Service
    Tumors related to the eye, also known as ocular tumors, can range from harmless to potentially life-threatening. Our Ocular Oncology Service provides exceptional, coordinated care to patients diagnosed with a variety of ocular oncology conditions.

    Rare Tumors Program
    The experts in the Rare Tumors Program are committed to providing exceptional care for children with rare cancers. Our program offers the latest therapies and clinical trials as well as access to pediatric experts with extensive experiencing treating children and young adults with rare cancers.

    Retinoblastoma Program
    The Retinoblastoma Program offers the latest in diagnosis and treatment options, as well as access to a wide range of pediatric subspecialists to help our patients manage the rigors of treatment and effectively transition back into their lives.

    Vascular Anomalies Center
    Our specialists also provide hematology/oncology care within the Boston Children’s Hospital Vascular Anomalies Center, which brings together physicians and nurses from more than 17 medical and surgical specialties, all of whom have a clinical focus on vascular anomalies, to care for children and adults with a range of common and rare vascular tumors and malformations, including epithelioid hemangioendothelioma, angiosarcoma and other soft tissue tumors.

  • Ranked #1 for Cancer Care

    U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals logoU.S. News & World Report ranked Dana-Farber/Boston Children's the #1 pediatric cancer hospital in the nation.

  • Solid Tumor Clinical Trials

    Through research and clinical trials, we are developing innovative therapies and helping to improve treatment for solid tumors.callout bg