• Our Expertise in Treating Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders

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    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.

    Subspecialty 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 pathologists:

    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:

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    Our specialized new patient coordinators can answer your questions about treatment options and becoming a patient.
  • Find Clinical Trials

    We sponsor and collaborate on clinical trials that break new ground in pediatric cancer and blood disorder treatment. callout bg
  • Top Ranked for Cancer Care

    U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals logoWorld class cancer care at the #1 children's hospital

  • Our Affiliations

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    Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.