Learn more about Cord Blood Stem Cells

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Why is cord blood so valuable?

  • Cord blood is a rich source of stem cells 
  • Stem cells are the building blocks of the blood and immune system. 
  • Stem cells can differentiate into other tissues, organs, and blood vessels. 
  • For leukemia treatment, stem cell transplants help to restore produce new blood and immune system.

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drzafrullah

Can private doctors start stem celll cord blood bank ? If yes, how and what are the rules and regulations?

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corey

I think that you could not live without stem cells. if you loose some cells your stem cells can replace them so that you don't die.

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