This short video from ConsumerAffairs explains how cord blood is collected, processed and stored.
Cord blood banking can treat autoimmune disease, immune deficiencies, histiocytosis, leukemias, lymphomas, myelodysplasias and more. As this field continues to advance, the number of possible uses for banked blood should only increase in the coming years.
For more information about cord blood banking and whether it's right for you, visit consumeraffairs.com/health/cord-blood
To learn more about stem cells and their potential to save the lives of people with blood cancers, read our article from the hematology special issue
SOURCE: Consumer Affairs