Cancer and Blood Diseases Center
An early, accurate diagnosis is crucial for young patients with cancer and blood disorders. Our experienced, multidisciplinary team is available 24/7 to:
- provide a quick and accurate diagnosis
- discuss your questions or concerns over the phone
- offer a second opinion
How to reach us
Call or email the appropriate new-patient coordinator, or use our toll free number: 1-888-Pedi-Onc (733-4662).
Brain Tumor: 617-632-2680, firstname.lastname@example.org
General Oncology: 617-632-5508, email@example.com
Non-malignant Hematology: 617-355-8246, extension 2
Stem Cell Transplant: 617-632-3961, firstname.lastname@example.org
Survivorship Clinic: 617-632-5124, email@example.com
For after-hours and emergency referrals, call our 24-hour Page Service, 617-632-3352. Ask for the pediatric oncology consult physician or pediatric hematologist/oncologist on call.
When you call, the new-patient coordinator will arrange an appointment based on your patient’s needs. They will do the following:
- connect you to the appropriate specialist
- identify which clinical materials you should send us to review, such as x-rays, imaging scans, test results or blood smears, before we see your patient
- call your patient’s family and schedule the appointment
Visits can be scheduled within one day, if needed, and all calls are returned within hours.
After your patient’s visit, you will receive an update about your patient’s diagnosis and treatment plan.
For international patients
Families residing outside the United States should contact Children’s International Center, which can facilitate the medical review of patient records and appointment scheduling and help with customs and immigration, transportation, hotel and housing accommodations.