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We sponsor and collaborate on clinical trials that break new ground in pediatric cancer and blood disorder treatment. 

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

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Clinical Services

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At Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, our multidisciplinary approach to care ensures that your child will receive the combination of treatments for their particular diagnosis and geared to their specific needs. In addition to personalized treatments, our clinical services also provide special expertise in the social, emotional, and psychological aspects of caring for children with cancer and blood disorders.

Subspecialty Expertise

Our clinicians collaborate with teams of expert subspecialists to provide truly comprehensive care for your child. 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:

Diagnostic Imaging
Pathology

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:

Surgery for Pediatric Cancer and Brain Tumors
Interventional Radiology
Chemotherapy
Radiation Therapy
Blood Transfusion and Iron Chelation
Stem Cell Transplant

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:

Psychosocial Oncology Services
Child Life Specialists (at Boston Children's Hospital)

We value the importance of fertility and reproductive health as it relates to long-term quality of life. Our fertility preservation team will work closely with your child's primary care team to ensure that a fertility consultation takes place as a part of your child's comprehensive work-up:

Fertility Preservation

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:

Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT)/ Palliative Care

Our survivorship programs help patients and families to transition from active treatment to resuming normal life and typical activities. Our survivorship clinics provide long-term survivorship care and support with specialized care and resources to help your child stay healthy and manage any long-term effects from the disease or its treatment:

Cancer Survivorship

Subspecialists at Boston Children's Hospital

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:

Intensive Care
Cardiology
Neurology
Endocrinology
Pulmonology
Nephrology