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    Apr 2009
    Cord Blood Banking can save your child life...

    Cord blood banking is the collection and storage of the stem cells found in your newborn's umbilical cord.

    Today, cord blood stem cells have been used successfully in the treatment of over 70 life-threatening diseases.

    When you bank your baby’s cord blood, you are making a choice that could potentially provide a lifesaving treatment for your child or a family member.

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    Sep 2008
    New Delhi
    that's very nice...but how do we go for it and what are the names of these diseases from which we can protect our child??

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    Apr 2009
    Hello Monica,

    There are approximate 85 diseases which can be treated successfully with the help of cord blood banking.

    List Of Diseases and Disorders That Can Now Be Treated (not necessarily cured) By Using Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells.

    Bone Marrow Disorders
    • Amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia
    • Aplastic anaemia (severe)
    • Diamond-Blackfan anaemia
    • Dyskeratosis congenita
    • Fanconi anaemia
    • Kostmann's syndrome

    Immune System Disorders
    • Leukocyte adhesion deficiency
    • Omenn's syndrome
    • Reticular dysplasia
    • Severe combined immune deficiency
    • Thymic dysplasia
    • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
    • X-linked lymphoproliferative disease

    Blood Disorders
    • Sickle-cell anaemia
    • Cooley's anaemia

    • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    • Acute myelogenous leukaemia
    • Burkitt's lymphoma
    • Chronic myelogenous leukaemia
    • Hodgkin's lymphoma
    • Juvenile chronic myelogenous leukaemia
    • Juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia
    • Liposarcoma
    • Myelodysplastic syndrome
    • Neuroblastoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

    Metabolic Conditions
    • Adrenoleukodystrophy
    • Batten disease
    • Gunther disease
    • Hunter syndrome
    • Hurler syndrome
    • Krabbe disease
    • Lesch-Nyhan disease
    • Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome

    Other Diseases
    • Evans syndrome
    • Hemaphagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
    • Langerhan's cell histiocytosis
    • Osteopetrosis

    Baby's Cord Blood can be saved with the help of cord blood banks.

    Let us know if you need more information about cord blood banking.


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