What is Cord Blood?
Umbilical cord blood is rich in hematopoietic stem cells, which generate every type of blood and immune cell. These cells are already being used to treat close to 80 diseases including cancers such as lymphoma and leukemia and inherited metabolic disorders. Over 30,000 transplants worldwide have already been performed using stem cells from umbilical cord blood, and because stem cell technologies continue to evolve, the opportunities to utilize preserved cord blood are steadily increasing.
Which Cord Blood Company Do I Choose?
There are many cord blood companies on the market. Below are four companies that Golden Gate is aware of:
To learn more about each cord blood company, please click on their link. You may also visit Consumer Affairs.