Bone Tumors and Bone Cysts Pediatric Research

Research & Innovation

For more than 100 years, the orthopedic surgeons and researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have played a vital role in advancing the field of musculoskeletal research and we've pioneered new treatment approaches for many conditions.

In addition to a wide variety of clinical trials, Boston Children's also conducts extensive laboratory research to identify new treatments and improve therapies for bone and soft tissue tumors.

Children speak about what it’s like to be a medical research subject

View a video of a day in the life of Children’s Clinical and Translational Study Unit, through the eyes of children who are “giving back” to science.


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Children's is a world leader in opening new avenues of "translational” research, bringing the laboratory’s advances to the bedside and doctor's office—as quickly as possible. All of the senior medical staff members of our Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Program participate in clinical research activities.