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Diseases currently treated with cord blood

Major diseases for which stem cell transplants are a standard treatment or for which stem cell treatments have been shown to be beneficial.

Treatable diseases with cord blood
  • Leukemias (Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells)
    • Acute Leukemias
    • Chronic Leukemias
  • Lymphomas (Lymphoma is a cancer of the blood cells that circulate in the blood and lymph vessels)
    • Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Other Cancers (Not originating in the blood)
    • Neuroblastoma
    • Breast Cancer
    • Ewing’s Sarcoma
    • Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Red Blood Cell Abnormalities or Anemias (Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body)
    • Beta Thalassemia Major
    • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Platelet Abnormalities and other Blood Disorders (Platelets are blood cells needed for clotting)
  • Inherited Immune System Disorders
    • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) variants
  • Inherited Disorders of Immune or Metabolic nature
    • Hurler’s Syndrome (MPS-IH)
    • Gaucher Disease
    • Tay-Sachs Disease
  • Solid tumors not originating in the blood or immune system
    • Neuroblastoma
    • Retinoblastoma

Potentially treatable conditions

These are diseases for which there is potential for stem cell treatments but this has not been fully proven. Currently, for all of these diseases, there are ongoing human clinical trials or research in animals that are in progress.

  • Auto-Immune Diseases
  • Diabetes, Type 1
  • Evan Syndrome
  • Juvenile Dermatomyositis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diseases of the Central Nervous System — Nerve cell repair
    • Alzheimer’s Disease
    • Huntington’s Disease
    • Parkinson’s Disease
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Cerebral Palsy

Diseases treated by cord blood stem cells

Graph showing diseases treated by cord blood stem cells

Download a PDF showing diseases treatable with cord blood.

Affordable peace of mind

Cord blood and PeristemTM fees:

Cord blood banking
Cord blood processing $810
Annual storage fee $115
Cord blood and PeristemTM tissue
Combined cord blood and PeristemTM processing $1360
Annual storage fee $210

The processing fee is a one-time fee, and storage rates are guaranteed not to change for 18 years.