July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

By |July 3rd, 2015|Blood Collection, Cord Blood Awareness Month|Comments Off on July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

Cord blood refers to the blood in the umbilical cord and placenta of the new born baby following delivery. The baby’s umbilical cord blood contains hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) which can be used to treat more than 80 conditions, including blood cancer, anemia, osteoporosis, and several other blood and immune system disorders. Through blood banking, [...]