Cures and Clinical Trials

Stem Cell researchers around the world are studying their potential to cure genetic diseases, reverse damage from injuries, and improve quality of life for all ages.

  
A hematology tests that can diagnose someone with acute myelofibrosis.

Acute Myelofibrosis, Can It Be Treated with Stem Cells?

Acute Myelofibrosis is a rare disorder where progressive scarring or fibrosis of the bone marrow impairs its ability to produce blood cells.

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10 Blood Cancer facts that effect many individuals in the United States.

10 Things You Need to Know About Blood Cancer

Every three minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with blood cancer. It is one of the most common types of cancer, affecting the production and function of your blood cells.

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A cartoon hospital to symbolze that cord blood transplants has fewer hospitalizations and infection as compared to bone marrow transplants.

Cord blood transplants led to fewer infections | Americord

“While researchers say it can take longer for cord blood to stimulate the creation of a new blood system for leukemia patients, patients who receive cord blood instead of bone marrow from an unrelated donor have a lower risk of infection and hospitalization. ”

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A photo of a baby with an IV to educate on the different dieases treated with stem cells from the umbilical cord.

Diseases Treated With Umbilical Cord Blood | Americord

Check out our new info-graphic featuring the diseases treated using umbilical cord blood.

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A photo of the country of France because that is where the first umbilical cord blood transplant took place.

How the First Cord Blood Transplant Saved a 6-Year-Old | Americord

We tend to think of stem cell therapy as new, but in fact it’s been used successfully since 1988. That was the year that an international collaboration saved the life of a 6-year-old boy through the world’s first successful umbilical cord blood transplant.

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A black and white photo of the words FDA Approved to symbolize al the FDA approved diseases that cord blood banking can treat.

A History of Stem Cell Research & Cord Blood Banking | Americord

Cord blood stem cells are now used to treat more than 80 diseases. Discover how far it's come with our cord blood banking timeline.

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A document with Severe Aplastic Anemia on it to symbolize that cord blood banking is a treatment option for this condition.

Severe Aplastic Anemia: What Is It & Treatment Options

Severe Aplastic Anemia is a blood disorder where the body's bone marrow doesn't make enough new blood cells. Learn about the new stem cell treatment option.

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A picture of a write up about Hodgkin Lymphoma.

Hodgkin Lymphoma & Stem Cell Treatments

Learn more about Hodgkin Lymphoma, a cancer of lymphocytes which are part of the body's immune system, and how it can be treated with umbilical stem cells.

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A young girl with a hankershift on her head to symbolize the affects of chronic myelogenous leukemia.

Treating Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia with Stem Cell Transplants

What is Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia? Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, also known as CML, is a cancer of the white blood cells where the bone marrow produces an unregulated quantity of white blood cells.

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