Stem Cell Transplant Center

Stem Cell Transplant Center Overview

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The Stem Cell Transplant Center at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center is one of the largest and most experienced pediatric stem cell transplant programs in the world. Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is an integrated pediatric oncology program through Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital that provides—in one specialized program—all the services of both a leading cancer center and a pediatric hospital.

Pediatric stem cell transplantation, also called bone marrow transplantation, is used to treat many types of conditions affecting children and teens. While traditionally used to treat cancers and blood disorders, stem cell transplants are increasingly being used to treat a growing range of other conditions, including metabolic diseases, genetic immunodeficiencies, and other disorders. Learn about the conditions treated by stem cell transplant.

Our expertise

Dana Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center is a world leader in pediatric stem cell transplantation.

  • We perform more than 90 stem cell transplants each year for children and teens with many types of cancer and other disorders.
  • Our pediatric stem cell transplantation team includes some of the world’s most experienced and knowledgeable pediatric stem cell transplant doctors and scientists, as well as nationally recognized pediatric specialists.
  • Our doctors work collaboratively with national research groups, including the Children’s Oncology Group, Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network and the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium to develop innovative clinical trials and expand transplantation for new conditions.
  • We have an active stem cell research program which includes scientists who partner with our clinical care team to improve outcomes for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Learn more

More in-depth information about our Stem Cell Transplant Center is available on the Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders website. Learn about:

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