Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center provides comprehensive care for a wide range of non-malignant blood disorders. Patients at our Blood Disorders Center have access to some of the most advanced diagnostics and treatments available, including:
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The Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Program provides comprehensive care and treatment for children with all forms of blood clots and clotting disorders, most notably thrombosis. With an emphasis on prevention, we treat children with deep vein thrombosis (also known as DVT, or blood clots in the limbs), pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung), sinus venous thrombosis (blood clot in the brain), and arterial thrombosis.
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The Bone Marrow Failure Program is recognized as one of the nation’s best pediatric treatment and research programs for bone marrow failure and related conditions. Our patients have access to advanced treatment and diagnosis, including stem cell transplantation, DNA mutation identification through a certified laboratory, and ongoing clinical trials that are investigating new treatments.
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The Boston Hemophilia Center is the largest hemophilia treatment center in New England. This federally funded center provides comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment, ongoing medical management, counseling and support, and access to new treatment approaches through clinical research.
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The Myelodysplastic Syndromes Specialty Program diagnoses and treats all subtypes of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), including low-grade and high-grade forms of the disease. We are one of the most experienced programs in the world at treating children with MDS, offering specialized options that include stem cell transplant.
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The Platelet Function Disorders Program provides comprehensive care for children and adolescents with platelet function disorders, as well as access to the most recent clinical trials.
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The Rare Anemias and Iron Disorders Program provides comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment for children with all types of rare anemias and iron disorders.
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Specialists in the Sickle Cell Disease Program provide diagnosis, treatment and long-term health management for children and young adults with all types of sickle cell disease.
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The Thalassemia Program offers expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of thalassemia. Our innovative approach to patient care reduces the risk of complications and helps children lead healthy, active lives during and after treatment.
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There are many different types of blood disorders, which can involve problems with the red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, blood vessels, bone marrow, lymph nodes, or the proteins involved in bleeding and clotting.
The hematologists at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center provide comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and preventive services for all types of non-malignant blood disorders. At our Blood Disorders Center, patients receive care from some of the world’s most experienced hematologists with deep experience in the conditions we treat, including:
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