Why Bank Cord Blood?

The Foundation of Stem Cell Banking

A proven history of life-saving treatments.

1. Cord Blood Stem Cells Save Lives

For more than 25 years, cord blood stem cell transplants have been used to treat life-threatening blood disorders such as leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.1 Since the first successful cord blood stem cell transplant in 1988, cord blood stem cell transplants have been performed around the world and have been used to treat more than 80 diseases and counting.2,3

2. Multiple Diseases May Be Treated With Cord Blood

Stem cell transplants are a standard of care for many life-threatening diseases, and they are being studied as potential treatments for many more.

Standard Therapies
Leukemias Lymphomas Myelomas
Myelo­dysplastic Syndromes Hemoglobin­opathies Inherited Immune System Disorders
Inherited Metabolic Disorders Certain Other Blood Disorders  
Therapies in Clinical Trials
Histiocytic Disorders Cerebral Palsy Autism
Pediatric Stroke Brain Injury  

Click here for a full list of diseases treated with cord blood stem cells.

3. LifebankUSA Is Helping Real Families Like Yours

Stem cells stored at LifebankUSA have been used to treat:

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)
  • Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)
  • Beta thalassemia
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Chédiak–Higashi syndrome
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
  • Histiocytosis
  • Hurler’s Syndrome
  • Inherited bone marrow failure syndrome
  • In utero stroke
  • Myelodyplastic syndrome
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
  • And others

These are diseases for which stem cell treatments have been shown to be potentially beneficial, but additional studies are required before they can be used as standard therapy.

Learn more about the power of the placenta, our services, and our unique approach by downloading our FREE LifebankUSA Quick Guide to stem cell banking.