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  • Stem Cell Transplant Center

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    The Stem Cell Transplant Center at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center is a world leader in pediatric stem cell transplants. Our team includes doctors and scientists who are leaders in the field of pediatric stem cell transplantation, as well as nationally known pediatric subspecialists.

    Leslie Lehmann, MD, with a stem cell transplant patient

    The Center performs autologous and allogenic stem cell transplants (also called bone marrow transplants) to treat and support the treatment of pediatric cancers and blood disorders. We are one of the largest and most experienced pediatric stem cell transplant programs in the United States, performing more than 90 transplants per year.

    Highlights of our Stem Cell Transplant Center include:

    • A 14-bed transplant unit specially designed for the needs of patients undergoing a stem cell transplant
    • An active, world-renowned research program with scientists who partner with our clinical team to improve outcomes for hematopoietic stem cell transplants
    • One of the only graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) clinics in the country for pediatric stem cell transplant patients, offering specialized care for children and teenagers affected with this condition

    We evaluate and treat patients with different types of cancer and blood diseases, including:

    • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    • Acute myelogenous leukemia
    • Chronic myelogenous leukemia
    • Hodgkin lymphoma
    • Brain tumors
    • Aplastic anemia
    • Fanconi anemia
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Thalassemia
    • Myelodysplastic syndrome
    • Osteopetrosis
    • Primary immunodeficiencies (severe combined immunodeficiency and errors of metabolism)
    • Solid tumors (neuroblastoma, Wilms' tumor and some testicular/ovarian cancers)

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    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:

    Read our Insight blog for information and inspiration about Dana-Farber/Boston Children's approach to pediatric stem cell transplantation.

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    • For questions about treatment or to make an appointment, call
      617-632-3961 — or learn more about our Stem Cell Transplant Center. 
  • Top Ranked for Children

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      Boston Children's has been ranked #1 or #2 for pediatric cancer care nine times since 2008 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Stem Cell Transplant in Children

    • Dr. Leslie LehmannLeslie Lehmann, MD, explains the stem cell transplant process, and the support services available at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's.
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