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The cells cord blood is rich in are called hematopoietic stem cells, or HSCs. These cells are responsible for forming all the other types of blood cells in your body. As a result, they can be used to treat over 80 types of diseases. Here is a list of the over 80 serious diseases currently treatable...

The cells cord blood is rich in are called hematopoietic stem cells, or HSCs. These cells are responsible for forming all the other types of blood cells in your body. As a result, they can be used to treat over 80 types of diseases. Here is a list of the over 80 serious diseases currently treatable by cord blood …
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Cancer

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
  • Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)
  • Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML)
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)

 Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes

  • Amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia
  • Autoimmune neutropenia (severe)
  • Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia
  • Cyclic neutropenia
  • Diamond-Blackfan anemia
  • Evan’s syndrome
  • Fanconi anemia
  • Glanzmann’s disease
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis
  • Kostmann’s syndrome
  • Red cell aplasia
  • Schwachman syndrome
  • Severe aplastic anemia
  • Congenital sideroblastic anemia
  • Thrombocytopenia with absent radius (TAR syndrome)
  • Dyskeratosis congenita

Blood Disorders/Hemoglobinopathies

  • Sickle-cell anemia (hemoglobin SS)
  • HbSC disease
  • Sickle βo Thalassemia
  • α-thalassemia major (hydrops fetalis)
  • β-thalassemia major (Cooley’s anemia)
  • β-thalassemia intermedia
  • E-βo thalassemia
  • E-β+ thalassemia

Metabolic Disorders

  • Adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Gaucher’s disease (infantile)
  • Metachromatic leukodystrophy
  • Krabbe disease (globoid cell leukodystrophy)
  • Gunther disease
  • Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome
  • Hurler syndrome
  • Hurler-Scheie syndrome
  • Hunter syndrome
  • Sanfilippo syndrome
  • Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome
  • Mucolipidosis Type II, III
  • Alpha mannosidosis
  • Niemann Pick Syndrome, type A and B
  • Sandhoff Syndrome
  • Tay-Sachs Disease
  • Batten disease (inherited neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis)
  • Lesch-Nyhan disease

Immunodeficiencies

  • Ataxia telangiectasia
  • Chronic granulomatous disease
  • DiGeorge syndrome
  • IKK gamma deficiency
  • Immune dysregulation polyendocrineopathy X-linked
  • Mucolipidosis, Type II
  • Myelokathexis
  • X-linked immunodeficiency
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency
  • Adenosine deaminase deficiency
  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
  • X-linked agammaglobulinemia
  • X-linked lymphoproliferative disease
  • Omenn’s syndrome
  • Reticular dysplasia
  • Thymic dysplasia
  • Leukocyte adhesion deficiency

Other

  • Osteopetrosis

Emerging Treatments

  • Diabetes
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Brain Injury

Source: viacord.com

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