Our stem cell transplant specialists are internationally recognized and considered leaders in their clinical fields. Many of our physicians are also researchers, which means your child will have access to the most cutting-edge treatment options.
State-of-the-art Transplant Facility
Our 14-bed state-of-the-art stem cell transplant unit is designed specifically for children and teens undergoing stem cell transplant — minimizing their exposure to harmful toxins and germs without preventing their freedom to leave their room or interact with family and friends.
Innovative Clinical Trials
Our program includes an active, world-renowned research program with scientists who partner with our clinical team to improve outcomes for stem cell transplants. We offer innovative treatment options and clinical trials, including experimental therapies for relapsed, recurrent, or refractory cancers.
We offer expert second opinions (in-person or online) for complex medical questions or decisions regarding a new diagnosis or treatment plan for your child.
National Distinctions for Excellence
We are the only pediatric center in New England to receive the Cigna LifeSOURCE Transplant Network Center of Excellence status for Bone Marrow Transplant. We also were named a Center of Medical Excellence by the Bone Marrow Transplant Quality Review Committee at UniCare. We received this distinction based on our Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) accreditation, our quality of care, high patient volume, and strong outcomes over an extended period of time.
Services to Improve Quality of Life
We provide a range of innovative programs to improve quality of life during and after treatment, including the back-to-school program, home hydration program (to minimize time spent in the hospital receiving chemotherapy) and multiple, age-appropriate activities and outings with child-life specialists.
Graft-versus-host Disease (GVHD) Clinic
We offer 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
Good Manufacturing Practice Facility
A GMP facility is one that adheres to specific manufacturing processes and practices established by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dana-Farber is home to the Connell and O'Reilly Families Cell Manipulation Core Facility — New England's only Class 10,000 GMP cell therapy facility an academic medical center.