Banking your child’s cord blood stem cells can change or even save a life.
The lifesaving power of a newborn baby’s umbilical cord blood is no longer a secret. Cord blood stem cells are a better alternative to bone marrow in transplants, and have been used for many years to treat more than 80 life-threatening diseases and disorders.
Today stem cell therapies using cord blood stem cells continue to evolve, bringing new hope to patients and their families. Below are just a few diseases and disorders that have been treated successfully with cord blood stem cells:
- Acute Leukemia
- Chronic Leukemia
- High-Risk Solid Tumors
- Hodgkin & Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
- Myelodysplastic Syndromes
- Aplastic Anemia
- Beta Thalassemia
- Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
- Fanconi Anemia
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Chronic Granulomatous Disease
- Histiocytic Disorders
- Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency
- Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Diseases
- Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
- Krabbe Disease
- Hurler Syndrome
- Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
- Sanfilippo Syndrome
Saving or donating cord blood stem cells makes them available to treat diseases like those listed above. Private cord blood banking also offers access to current regenerative medicine clinical trials in autism, traumatic brain injury, and cerebral palsy.
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