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Treatable Disesases

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Treatable Disesases



Diseases currently treated with cord blood:

Major diseases for which stem cell transplants are a standard treatment or for which stem cell treatments have been shown to be beneficial.

Leukemias (Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells)
Acute Leukemias
Chronic Leukemias

(Lymphomas is a cancer of the blood cells that circulate in the blood and lymph vessels)
Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Other Cancers (Not originating in the blood)
Breast Cancer
Ewing’s Sarcoma
Renal Cell Carcinoma

Red Blood Cell Abnormalities or Anemias (Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body)
Beta Thalassemia Major
Sickle Cell Disease

Platelet Abnormalities and other Blood Disorders
(Platelets are blood cells needed for clotting)

Inherited Immune System Disorders
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) variants

Inherited Disorders of Immune or Metabolic nature

Hurler’s Syndrome (MPS-IH)
Gaucher Disease
Tay-Sachs Disease

Solid tumors not originating in the blood or immune system


Potentially treatable conditions:

These are diseases for which there is potential for stem cell treatments but this has not been fully proven. Currently, for all of these diseases, there are ongoing human clinical trials or research in animals that are in progress.

Auto-Immune Diseases
Diabetes, Type 1
Evan Syndrome
Juvenile Dermatomyositis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Diseases of the Central Nervous System – Nerve cell repair
Alzheimer’s Disease
Huntington’s Disease
Parkinson’s Disease
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Cerebral Palsy

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