Stuart H. Orkin, MD has been awarded the third Elaine Redding Brinster Prize in Science or Medicine for his landmark discoveries of the molecular basis of blood disorders and using the basic science findings for therapeutic approaches
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U.S. News & World Report has named Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center the #2 pediatric program in the nation in its 2023-24 Best Children's Hospitals report.
Boston magazine has named numerous Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center faculty members to its annual "Top Doctors" guide.
After an extensive national search, it is with great pleasure that Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center introduces Abby R. Rosenberg, MD, MS, MA, as the new Chief of Pediatric Palliative Care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Director of Palliative Care at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Children diagnosed with diffuse midline gliomas often die within a year after their initial diagnosis since there are no effective treatments yet for this rare cancer. But researchers now have a better understanding of what these tumors look like and can work towards developing new treatment approaches.
Many US families of children with leukemia may experience food insecurity, according to results presented at the 15th AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved.
Results of a study of molecular tumor profiling in young patients revealed a high rate of genetic alterations with potential for impacting clinical care, including clarifying diagnoses and treatment with matched, precision cancer drugs.
U.S. News & World Report has named Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center #1 in the nation in its 2022-23 Best Children's Hospitals report.
Children with high-risk neuroblastoma had worse outcomes if they were from certain racial/ethnic groups or were on public rather than private insurance, despite being treated in clinical trials with standardized protocols, according to a study led by investigators from Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.