For news about our Stem Cell Transplantation Program, expert answers from our clinicians and stories about our patients, click on one of the links below:
- “Donating Cord Blood for Stem Cell Transplants,” Paths of Progress, Fall/Winter 2009
- “Novel Strategy for Mismatched Stem-cell Transplants Triggers Protection Against Graft-Versus-Host,” October 7, 2009, Children’s Hospital Boston
- “Dana Farber, Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital Boston recognized as leading provider of unrelated donor stem cell transplants,” August 18, 2009, Dana Farber
- “Trimming the Fat Boosts Blood Recovery After Marrow Transplant,” June 10, 2009, Children’s Hospital Boston
- “Holbrook boy needs transplant,” Boston Herald, September 14, 2008
- “Miracle Baby, Family Triumph,” Boston Herald, August 31, 2008
- “A faster way to recover from chemotherapy and marrow transplant,” June 20, 2007, Children’s Hospital Boston
Stem Cell Transplantation Program Named Center of Medical Excellence
The Stem Cell Transplantation Program at Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center is proud to be named a Center of Medical Excellence by the Bone Marrow Transplant Quality Review Committee at UniCare.
This recognition designates our program as a recommended care center for our expertise and dedication to giving kids with cancer and blood diseases the best possible outcomes.
We received this distinction based on our Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) accreditation, our quality of care, high patient volume, and high number of outcomes over an extended period of time.
Durkin Family Overcomes Triple Dose of MDS
ABC News tells the story of three siblings who are being treated for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a rare blood disorder that affects the bone marrow.
ABC News interviews Boston Children’s Michelle Lee, MD, PhD, and nurse Julie Waitt about the treatments the sibilings recived at Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center.