Clinical Trials

Through clinical trials and research, our Blood Disorders Center is continuously advancing the treatment of blood disorders in children.

Blood Disorder Clinical Trials
Transfusional Iron Overload

Treatment of transfusion-dependent anemia can result in iron overload. Our expert annual evaluations can help detect potential concerns.

Iron Overload Evaluations
Treating Blood Disorders

At Dana-Farber/Boston Children's, your child will have access to a wide range of treatment options for blood disorders, including blood transfusionssurgeryadvanced new medications, and stem cell transplant.

Blood Disorders Center

Types of Blood Disorders in Children and Teens

There are many types of blood disorders, which can involve problems with red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, blood vessels, bone marrow, lymph nodes, or the proteins involved in bleeding and clotting.

At our Blood Disorders Center, patients receive care from some of the world’s most experienced pediatric hematologists with deep experience in the conditions we treat, including:

Red blood cell and iron disorders

White blood cell disorders

Bone marrow failure syndromes

Bleeding disorders

Thrombosis and anticoagulation disorders

  • Antithrombin deficiency
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Protein C deficiency
  • Protein S deficiency
  • Prothrombin gene mutation
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis

Autoimmune blood cell disorders

Other blood disorders