Why Bank Cord Blood

Top 5 reasons why you should consider banking cord blood

  • 1 in 217 individuals1 may need a haematopoietic stem cell (HSCs) transplant by the age of 70 according to a scientific paper published in 2008.

  • It is once-in-a-life time chance to collect cord blood – a readily available source when needed in the future.

  • Higher chance2 of locating a matching cord blood unit in the family compared to bone marrow.

  • Research showed that patients have a lower chance of complications in transplants when they receive stem cells from a relative3.
  • Some of the most common cancers, such as leukaemia and lymphoma, are treatable with stem cell transplant. 

  • Sources:
    1Nietfeld JJ, Pasquini MC, Logan BR, et. al. 2008 Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 14:316-322.
    2 Beatty PG, Boucher KM, Mori M, et. al. 2000. Human Immunology. 61, 834-840.
    3 Wagner JE, Steinbuch M, Kernan NA, et. al. 1995. The Lancet.346:214-219 Kurtzberg J, Laughin M, Graham ML, et. al. 1996. New England Journal of Medicine. 335:157-66.
    4Laudico A.V. et al., 2010. 2010 Philippine Cancer Facts and Estimates. Philippine Cancer Society, Inc.

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