Children's Division of Hematology/Oncology is internationally-known for treating young children and adolescents with all types of cancer and blood disorders. Its services are offered through two distinct services, Hematology and Oncology. The Hematology service treats children with all types of non-malignant blood disorders. The Oncology service, provided via the Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center treats patients with cancer as well as those requiring stem cell transplantation. The Division of Immunology at Children's Hospital Boston is a leading center worldwide for the diagnosis and treatment of patients affected with immune deficiency diseases and for the identification of the underlying genetic defects. Children's Hospital Boston is home to the world's largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 1,100 scientists, including 9 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 11 members of the Institute of Medicine and 9 members of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute comprise Children's research community. Children's Hospital Boston has been ranked as one of the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S.News & World Report for the past 21 years. Founded as a 20-bed hospital for children, Children's Hospital Boston today is a 396 bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care grounded in the values of excellence in patient care and sensitivity to the complex needs and diversity of children and families. Children's also is the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. For more information about research and clinical innovation at Children's, visit: http://vectorblog.org
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