Node Assessment Program Overview

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Contact the Node Assessment Program

The Node Assessment Program at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center provides multidisciplinary diagnosis and treatment of lymphadenopathy, a condition characterized by persistent swelling of the lymph nodes. Ours is the first program of its kind in New England offering second opinions, accepting referrals and consulting with other physicians to determine the cause, severity and most appropriate treatments for swollen lymph nodes.

Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s is an integrated pediatric hematology and oncology partnership between Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital. We offer, in one specialized program, the full spectrum of services that are needed for diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care of even the rarest and hard-to-treat conditions.

Treatment teams in the Node Assessment Program are composed of physicians and surgeons who specialize in diagnosing and treating lymphadenopathy. They are supported by pediatric radiologists, pathologists, hematologists, oncologists, otolaryngologists, infectious disease specialists, allergists and other health-care professionals to ensure the most accurate diagnosis and most appropriate treatment.

Our full-service clinic, which includes indoor parking, a cafeteria and overnight facilities, is conveniently located at in Waltham, 15 miles from Boston, with easy access from major highways:

Boston Children's at Waltham

9 Hope Avenue

Waltham MA 02453

To request an appointment, call 855-345-6633 (NODE) or email nap@dfci.harvard.edu . Appointments are scheduled by the end of the day. You can also learn more about our Node Assessment Program on the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s website.

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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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