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The Need for More Cord Blood Donations

Each year, thousands of people are diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, or certain immune system or genetic metabolic disorder. Many of these patients …

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Participating hospitals

Donating umbilical cord blood is a generous gift from you and your baby that may change someone else's life. The list below shows hospitals that …

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Twins’ cord to life for younger sibling

The one-year-old child is due to undergo stem cell transplant derived from his siblings’ cord blood in India today morning. The unnamed Dubai-based …

How Cord Blood Banking Helped Save My Child

<i>This is a sponsored blog post and testimonial provided by New England Cord Blood Bank, a pioneer in cord blood banking with over 30 years of</i> …

Cord Blood - A Research Breakthrough (excerpt from the Hutch Gala 2012 video)

Separating Fact From Fiction in the Not-So-Normal Newborn Nursery: Umbilical Cord Blood Banking

<i>For those who can’t get enough of Clay Jones, he is now available in multimedia through the magic of podcasts! Dr. Jones was interviewed for</i> The …

Emory University Hospital Midtown begins public cord blood banking

Patients who deliver their babies at Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM) will now be given the opportunity to publicly bank their umbilical cord …

National Cord Blood Inventory: Practices for Increasing Availability for Transplants and Related Challenges

Every year, many people diagnosed with diseases such as leukemia and lymphoma require transplants of stem cells from umbilical cord blood or other …

Parents share why they donated their baby's umbilical cord blood

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Patient Community for Clinical Trial Patients | Be The Partner

Patient Community for Clinical Trial Patients Helping Patient Engagement and Recruitment for Drug Researchers, CROs, Clinical Research Sites, and …

Public umbilical-cord blood bank adds to parents’ options

When Desirée Tattersfield was expecting her first child six years ago, she decided not to bank her baby's umbilical-cord blood in a private bank.<p>While she and her husband knew a bit about the potential uses of that blood to treat a number of diseases and disorders for their baby or even relatives, …

Public umbilical cord blood bank launches in Ottawa

Canada's first national public blood bank for umbilical cord blood began taking donations Monday at the Ottawa Hospital.<p>Canadian Blood Services said …

Canada's first-ever public umbilical cord blood bank launches in Ottawa

Canada's first national public blood bank for umbilical cord blood is set to begin taking donations today at an Ottawa hospital.<p>Canadian Blood Services says the National Public Cord Blood Bank will let the public donate instead of discard umbilical cords, which are a rich source of desperately …

Umbilical cord blood transplantation: the first 25 years and beyond

Abstract<p>Umbilical cord blood is an alternative hematopoietic stem cell source for patients with hematologic diseases who can be cured by allogeneic …

Why I Didn't Bank My Children's Cord Blood

One of the many questions a pregnant mom is likely to be asked by her doctor before she has the baby is whether she wants to bank or donate cord blood after the birth. "I've been thinking about this for months now. I'm having my first child, and I wanted to bank because I thought it was [a] cool …

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Adhesive force differences enable separation of stem cells to advance therapies

A new separation process that depends on an easily-distinguished physical difference in adhesive forces among cells could help expand production of …