Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation

Posted on December 5th, 2001 by

The injection of umbilical cord blood to restore a patient’s blood production system that has been suppressed by chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy used in treating severe blood disorders such as aplastic anemia or cancer. Cord blood contains high concentrations of stem cells needed to produce new blood cells.

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