Monthly Archives: September 2014

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Childhood cancer is relatively uncommon. However, it remains the most common disease-related cause of death – more than asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and AIDS combined. It is second only to injury-related deaths among Canadian children.” ~ Canadian Cancer Society September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. It provides an opportunity to raise public awareness around… Read more »

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The likelihood of using your baby’s cord blood stem cells has increased over the last 15 years as more treatments using these cells become available. Recent data suggests 1 in 217 individuals may need to use his or her own stem cells, or someone else’s, by age 70. [1] Still, it’s important to note, these… Read more »