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Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Nemours is one of the largest integrated pediatric health systems in the United States. It is entirely focused on pediatric specialty care with superior doctors and nurses. As one of the safest and best children's hospitals in the U.S, Nemours has intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 disciplines. It is internationally recognized in blood and bone marrow transplantation, achondroplasia, cancer treatments, cardiology and cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and solid organ transplantation.

Orthopedists (bone specialists) and orthopedic surgeons at Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders make their pediatric orthopedics programs among the largest and most widely respected in the United States — and across the globe. Along with their renowned oncologists (cancer doctors), hematologists (blood specialists) and researchers, they rank among the very best in the country for both pediatric orthopedics and cancer care (U.S. News & World Report named Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children one of the “Best Hospitals”).

Their combined expertise allows them to diagnose and treat common, rare and complex bone tumors in children — both malignant and benign.

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Edward Anders Kolb, MD

Edward Anders Kolb, MD

Director - Blood & Bone Marrow Transplantation (BB, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Edward Anders Kolb has spent about half his time treating kids who have cancer and their families and making daily life easier for them. The other half he spent heavily involved with advanced research programs to find new cancer drugs that are more effective, with fewer side effects. These programs help kids with cancer today and in the future. Dr. Kolb has been recognized as Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America®. 

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Philadelphia, PA 19103

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