What makes cord blood special?
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Erik was diagnosed with Krabbe disease (Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy) when he was only two years old. His brother, Adam, died shortly after turning two from progressive Krabbe disease. Although Erik's case wasn't as severe, doctors...Read More
When he was just nine months old, Mitch was diagnosed with infantile acute lymphocytic leukemia. His doctors patiently waited for a matching bone marrow donor, and searched through several different stem cell databases around the world....Read More
Nathan was diagnosed with leukemia in 2004. While doctors searched for a bone marrow donor, no match was found, and Nathan's treatment options were dwindling. However, Dr. Laughlin, a pioneer for cord blood therapy, offered to oversee...Read More
Your child’s umbilical cord cells are powerful, versatile and full of life-saving potential. These young cells haven’t been exposed to disease – meaning they can replace older, damaged cells and boost recovery time. Cord blood banking protects your family from dangerous conditions, including immune disorders, blood defects and several forms of cancer.
Cord blood therapy boosts the body’s immune system, increases healthy blood count and guards against infection.
Umbilical cord cells adjust to each patient’s system, improving treatment options and chances for a successful transplant.
When cord blood cells are administered to a patient, they naturally migrate to damaged areas, and speed up the body’s healing process.