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Here at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, we understand a cancer diagnosis is incredibly difficult to face, and we are always available to offer a consultation or second opinion for your child. To schedule an appointment, call us at 1-888-PEDI-ONC (1-888-733-4662).

To help us conduct a precise evaluation, it is important we receive a full summary of your child's initial diagnosis.

Please have as much of the following information gathered as possible when you call or bring it with you to your appointment:

Patient summary

  • your child’s date of birth
  • your address
  • parent or guardian contact information
  • insurance information

Complete clinical summary

  • physician's name and contact information
  • diagnosis, or working diagnosis, and list of presenting symptoms
  • MRI/CAT scan films
  • pathology slides and reports
  • operative note, if surgery was performed
  • radiation therapeutic summary, if your child had radiation
  • comprehensive list of previous chemotherapeutic agents, with dates and doses, if your child had chemotherapy

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If this is a medical emergency, please dial 9-1-1. This form should not be used in an emergency.

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