If your child requires a blood and marrow transplant (BMT) or cellular therapy, you want the best care possible from a team of experienced medical professionals who care about your child as much as you do.
At Children’s Mercy, we have the resources, knowledge and expertise to not only help your child survive a life-threatening illness, but to thrive after treatment and live a healthy life.
Since the program began, more than 400 children have received life-saving blood and marrow transplants.
Recognized by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy
Our program is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) and the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP). We are also a member of several organizations that help ensure your child receives the best care possible, including:
Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR)
Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium (PBMTC)
American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Children’s Oncology Group (COG)
Your blood and marrow transplant care team
The process of caring for a child who needs a transplant is complex and requires the skills and expertise of a team of specialists. All team members specialize in blood and marrow treatment. The team is led by Section Chief, Rakesh Goyal, MD.
Children’s Mercy is the pediatric consortium partner for the National Cancer Institute-designated The University of Kansas Cancer Center and the Stowers Institute for Medical Research. This partnership offers progress in cutting-edge cancer research to help the plight of children with cancer.