Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital

Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program


Our Blood and Marrow Transplant Program is the only pediatric stem cell transplant program in the state of New Jersey, and our physicians and medical staff are some of the most prominent providers in their field. Our dedicated research team gives our patients access to cutting-edge clinical trials.

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Tackle Kids Cancer


The Giants and the Children’s Cancer Institute at HackensackUMC have joined forces to help Tackle Kids Cancer, helping those who need it most by advancing research and providing children in our community access to the highest level of care. We invite you to join the team, where every dollar raised benefits the essential clinical care, unique support services and ground-breaking research needed to find a cure.

Join the team at www.TackleKidsCancer.org.

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Family-Centered Care


Hear both Dr. Harris and Dr. Gillio speak about the Children’s Cancer Institute’s approach to caring for children with cancer.

Our Pediatric Oncology Specialists


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Blood and Marrow Transplantation

The Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program (BMT) is located at the Children’s Cancer Institute. Established in 1990, it is the only pediatric stem cell transplant program in the state of New Jersey.

The only pediatric stem cell transplant program in New Jersey

Stem Cell Transplant

Stem cell transplantation is a potential cure for sickle cell disease. A person with sickle cell disease has bone marrow that produces red blood cells with defective hemoglobin S.

Finding the cure