For over a decade, the Thalassemia Center at Cohen Children's Medical Center has been providing comprehensive care for children with thalassemia. Currently, approximately thirty patients are followed in our center. Services include:

  • Genetic counseling and prenatal diagnosis
  • Medical therapy including transfusion, chelation, cardiac and endocrine follow-up
  • Stem cell transplantation when a suitable donor is available
  • Education support for patients and families
  • In addition, as a member of the New York Regional Thalassemia Network, the Thalassemia Center is involved in research on the epidemiology and treatment of thalassemia.
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