Our hematologists and oncologists are among the world leaders in
their respective specialties; many have pioneered treatments that have been
adopted by medical communities around the globe.
Our doctors also collaborate
with teams of expert subspecialists to provide truly comprehensive care for our
patients. Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is the only pediatric cancer and
blood disorders center in the country that integrates the specialized resources
of a top pediatric hospital – Boston Children’s Hospital – with those
of a world renowned cancer center – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. No other
center of its kind can offer your child our breadth of expertise.
Before or directly after your first consultation with us, we will
identify imaging or pathology needed to provide the most accurate diagnosis.
Learn more about the specialized expertise provided by our radiologists and
Next, we work with you to develop the best treatment plan for your
child. The specific therapies will vary significantly depending on your child’s
condition, but may include:
Treatment for cancer or blood disorders can have a tremendous social
and emotional impact on your child and entire family. We offer special teams to
help you navigate this journey:
When necessary, our Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) provides an
extra layer of support for patients and families. In addition to providing pediatric
palliative care, the PACT also helps manage symptoms, foster communication, coordinate
homecare services, and much more.
Because your child’s condition or treatments may impact many parts
of your child’s body, we also work very closely with a full range of subspecialists
at Boston Children’s Hospital. Should the need arise, your child will have
direct access to internationally-recognized specialists in:
World class cancer care at the #1 Children's Hospital
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.