The Adult Hematology Treatment
Center at Dana-Farber/Brigham and
Women’s Cancer Center is one of the largest and most
respected treatment centers in the world for patients with disorders of the
blood or bone marrow.
Because hematological disorders take many different forms,
your care team includes experts with specialized knowledge in treating your
Our physicians, radiologists, nurse practitioners, and
other care providers work closely together to develop a treatment approach
tailored to the unique characteristics of your disease and to accommodating your
The Center also conducts a wide range of clinical research. in which potential new therapies are tested and evaluated. Clinical trials give patients access to the latest, most advanced treatments available.
The Center provides treatment for patients with a wide array of conditions, including:
Anemia and other red blood cell disorders, including iron deficiency anemia, anemia of chronic disease, vitamin B12 deficiency, sickle cell anemia, and thalassemia.
Disorders of coagulation and thrombosis such as hemophilia, von Willibrand’s disease, factor V Leiden, and antiphospholipid syndrome.
White blood cell disorders,including neutropeniaand leukocytosis.
Platelet disorders, such as thrombocytopenia (ITP and TTP) and thrombocytosis.
Myeloproliferative disorders, which include polycythemia vera, thrombocythemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia, and primary myelofibrosis.
Bone marrow failure disorders, such as aplastic anemia, myelodysplasia, and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.
Iron metabolism disorders, including hemochromatosis and porphyria.
Plasma cells and antibody production disorders, which include benign monoclonal gammopathy, cryoglobulinemia, and amyloidosis.
The Center also helps patients manage anticoagulant medications, such as warfarin, low molecular weight heparin, and anti-platelet agents.
Learn more about patient care at the Hematology Treatment Center
Referring physicians: 617-732-6089
New patient inquiries: 617-732-6089
All other inquiries: 617-732-5190