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Bone Marrow Transplantation

Improving Your Child’s Chance of Living a Healthy Life 

At Florida Hospital for Children, our division of pediatric stem cell transplantation (SCT) provides a full range of services for patients requiring stem cell transplantations.  In fact Florida Hospital for Children boasts the only pediatric stem cell transplantation program in Central Florida. We offer comprehensive services including pre-transplantation consultation and evaluation, education, social services and post-transplant follow up and care.

We understand that having to deal with cancer and other blood diseases can be overwhelming both physically and mentally. This is true not only for the child, but for the entire family as well. That’s why we are committed to providing comprehensive care through our integrated, interdisciplinary teams that deliver specialized treatment, as well as in our unique Disney®-themed healing environment where we deliver our special brand of kid care.

The Greatest Care for Our Smallest Patients

We perform stem cell transplantation utilizing stem cells from bone marrow, umbilical cord blood or peripheral blood.  Conditions for which we transplant include malignant and non-malignant conditions, but are not limited to:

  • Acute lymphocytic leukemia
  • Acute myelogenous leukemia
  • Bone marrow failure syndromes
  • Chronic myelogenous leukemia
  • Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia
  • Ewing’s earcoma
  • Hodgkin’s disease
  • Immunodeficiencies
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Severe aplastic anemia
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Thalassemia

Family-focused Support System

Our bone marrow transplant services are backed by world-class care, including pediatric subspecialty support, pediatric radiation therapy, clinical pharmacy and laboratory services and social support services. We have our own laboratory, complete with a lab technician in-house, to quickly turn around blood examinations and counts so you don’t have to wait any longer than necessary for the results.

Kids Beating Cancer Pediatric Transplant Center

The Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Florida Hospital for Children is the first and only of its kind in Central Florida. This new unit was named in recognition of Kids Beating Cancer's generous support of the pediatric bone marrow transplant program, and features 8 private rooms with state of the art amenities.  

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