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Current Treatments

What Diseases May be Treated Using Cord Blood Today?

Cord blood stem cells are used today to treat more than 80 diseases, including numerous types of malignancies, anemias, inherited metabolic disorders and deficiencies of the immune system.10  In fact, cord blood stem cells have been used in more than 35,000 transplants worldwide.

Below are just a few of the diseases and conditions that have been treated with cord blood stem cells.
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Blood Disorders

  • Beta thalassemia major
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Fanconi anemia
  • Pure red cell aplasia
  • Amegakaryocytosis/congenital thrombocytopenia

Inherited Metabolic Disorders

  • Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS)
  • Hurler’s syndrome (MPS-IH)
  • Sanfilippo syndrome (MPS-III)
  • Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome (MPS-VI)
  • Adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Krabbe disease
  • Niemann-Pick disease
  • Metachromatic leukodystrophy
  • Scheie syndrome(MPS-IS)
  • Hunter’s syndrome(MPS-II)
  • Morquio syndrome(MPS-IV)
  • Sly syndrome, beta-glucuronidase deficiency (MPS-VII)
  • Mucolipidosis II (I-cell disease)
  • Gaucher’s disease
  • Wolman disease

Cancers

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia(ALL)
  • Acute myelogenous leukemia(AML)
  • Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
  • Juvenile chronic myelogenous leukemia (JCML)
  • Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML)
  • Breast cancer
  • Ewing’s sarcoma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Neuroblastoma

Inherited Immune System Disorders

  • Ataxia-telangiectasia
  • Kostmann syndrome
  • Leukocyte adhesion deficiency
  • DiGeorge syndrome
  • Bare lymphocyte syndrome
  • Omenn syndrome
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)
  • Adenosinedeaminase (ADA) deficient SCID
  • Common variable immunodeficiency
  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
  • X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome