List of FDA Approved Treatments



Before deciding to privately bank your newborn’s umbilical cord blood, you are probably wondering what the uses are for your child and other family members.

Stem cells from a newborn’s umbilical cord blood are FDA approved to treat over 80 diseases, helping regenerate the body after chemotherapy, radiation, and other aggressive medical procedures.  While that’s a compelling reason to bank cord blood, it is important to understand what these treatments are and how stem cells from your child’s umbilical cord blood can help with recovery.

Every three minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer, like leukemia. For many, stem cells from umbilical cord blood hold the cure.

One of the first things to understand is the difference between treatments where your child uses their own cord blood (autologous) and treatments using your child’s cord blood to treat other family members (allogeneic).   There are many diseases that can be treated with autologous cord blood as shown in the table below.

  1. Stem Cell Recovery and Red Cell Depletion based on studies published by Cell Therapy Research Institute and the Newcastle Centre for Cord blood.
  2. Based on advertised prepaid storage option.
  3. All competitive information based on publicly available and published information as of May 2018.

LATEST ARTICLES


June 5, 2020

If you’re considering storing stem cells from your newborn’s cord blood, you only have one opportunity to do so – immediately after your child is born. You may be asking how to choose the right cord blood bank to entrust your valuable stem cells to for the next 20 years.  But it can be confusing, […]

April 21, 2020

Umbilical cord blood has been shown to have many health benefits to your newborn, your family, and to future patients in need of a stem cell transplant. Therefore it’s important to understand your options for taking advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime decision of what to do with your newborn’s cord blood. As you begin think about […]

April 6, 2020

Traditionally used to treat blood disorders and help restore the immune system following chemotherapy or radiation, stem cells from umbilical cord blood are now being explored for advanced cell therapy.  According to Parent’s Guide To Cord Blood Foundation, there are now at least 60 clinical trials exploring the potential for hematopoietic stems cells (HSCs) from umbilical cord blood to treat neurological conditions, infections, wounds, diabetes, […]

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