Why Bank Cord Blood & Cord Tissue?

The benefits may surprise you.

Benefits of Cord Blood

Access to an invaluable medical resource

Since the cells in cord blood haven't been exposed to potentially harmful factors impacting stem cells collected later in life, saving the pristine cells moments after your baby is born could prove to be an invaluable medical resource for your family in the future.


What Is Cord Blood Used For Today?

Proven Uses for Cord Blood

Cord blood has been used in transplant medicine for thirty years and can be used in the treatment of nearly 80 diseases including:


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Cancers 

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia | Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma | Neuroblastoma 


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Blood Disorders

Sickle-cell anemia | Cooley's anemia | β-thalassemia intermedia 


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Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes

Fanconi anemia | Diamond-Blackfan anemia | Juvenile dermatomyositis  


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Metabolic Disorders

Hurler syndrome | Tay-Sachs Disease | Krabbe disease 

 

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Immune Disorders

Severe combined immunodeficiency | DiGeorge syndrome | Reticular dysplasia


View the full list of diseases → 



Ongoing Clinical Trials Using Cord Blood 

Over the last few years cord blood use has expanded into regenerative medicine clinical trials for conditions once thought untreatable, such as:


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Regenerative Medicine Clinical Trials

Autism | Cerebral Palsy | Type 1 diabetes 

Learn more about cord blood and regenerative medicine research → 

 


Cord Blood Success Stories

Over 450 ViaCord customers have used their banked cord blood. Meet some of the families below.  Gracie used her own cord blood in a Phase I Clinical Research Trial at Duke University for autism, and Tami Byrd, mom of four used the cord blood from one son in the treatment of another son's cancer. 

Watch more stories of families that have used their cord blood


Autism and Cord Blood

In The News: Cerebral Palsy and Cord Blood

Saving a Sibling - The Byrd Family

Meet The Krebbs Family

Want to See More Cord Blood Videos?

Our video page covers it all - from cord blood basics, to cord blood in the news, plus families share their experiences using their banked cord blood and see how ViaCord stores stem cells in an innovative multi-compartment bag - and more!

Go to Cord Blood 101 Videos


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