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Precision Cancer Medicine
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Precision cancer medicine provides individualized treatment tailored to the specific genetic characteristics of a patient's cancer. Our research and clinical trials are leading the way in precision medicine for pediatric cancer.

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Solid Tumor Center

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The Childhood Solid Tumor Center at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's treats children and teens with a variety of solid malignancies, from bone and soft-tissue tumors to liver and kidney tumors. Our world-renowned pediatric specialists provide unparalleled expertise in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of solid tumors in children. Our team includes oncologists who are internationally recognized leaders in their clinical fields; surgeons and interventional radiologists who have unparalleled experience in performing highly specialized procedures; and pathologists that provide genetic profiling of solid tumors and use molecular diagnostic testing to identify specific tumor mutations, which can help identify which treatments are more likely to work.

Conditions We Treat

Bone tumors (also called bone sarcomas)

Desmoid tumors

Endocrine tumors

Germ cell tumors

Kidney (renal) tumors

Liver tumors

Neuroblastoma

  • Neuroblastoma
    — including relapsed and refractory neuroblastoma

Rare tumors

Retinoblastoma

Soft tissue tumors (also called soft tissue sarcomas)

Specialized Treatment Programs for Solid Tumors

Please visit the Boston Children’s Hospital or Dana-Farber Cancer Institute websites to learn more about our Solid Tumor Center, including information about: