Posts Tagged: cord blood

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Over the last 20 years, blood stem cells have been the focus of researching the potential to treat many conditions. New emerging research and clinical studies are constantly underway, investigating ways to treat more diseases. Once cord blood and/or tissue is stored with Cells for Life, you can be eligible to take part in various… Read more »

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Clinical trials, conducted at Duke University in North Carolina, are in the early phases of observing whether the transfusion of their own cord blood could potentially improve the behaviour of children affected by autism. A Canadian family from Toronto, have travelled to North Carolina to participate in the trial. When their son Noah Barcolos was… Read more »

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Cord blood and cord tissue banking is our passion! We love talking about it with you – expecting parents and families and sharing why it’s essential for #WhatMattersMost. We also find it especially intriguing and insightful to discuss it with industry professionals. Recently we talked to Dr. Christyne Peters, an obstetrician-gynaecologist at Markham Stouffville Hospital,… Read more »

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We know that, as parents, every cent you earn goes towards #WhatMattersMost. In recognition of the choices you make every day to ensure the healthiest, happiest future for your family, and to celebrate our 20th year in business, we want to say thanks by rewarding you with $100 off cord blood and/or tissue storage every… Read more »

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Summer is without a doubt our favourite season, but the jury is still out on whether it’s the best – or worst time of the year to be pregnant. On the one hand, summer temperatures allow you to enjoy your growing belly without having to worry about fitting into bulky winter jackets or a closet… Read more »

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Seven boys and two girls have been cured of sickle cell anemia thanks to an improved treatment pioneered by the Alberta Children’s Hospital! Historically, sickle cell anemia has required a high-risk treatment plan leading up to a stem cell transplant. For many patients, the medication used throughout treatment was either unsuccessful or fatal – that… Read more »

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April showers bring May… savings! This Mother’s Day, as we celebrate the inspirational love shared between mother and child, we also acknowledge the sacrifice, commitment and patience required to bring forth and raise a tiny human being. After all, motherhood is beautiful — it’s also very tiring. We know you have a million things to… Read more »

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Nathan Mumford, whose story was recently shared via the Save the Cord Foundation, is a 3-time cancer survivor and umbilical cord blood transplant recipient. Diagnosed at age 8 with Hodgkin’s disease, Nathan was given a 40% chance of survival if he underwent rigorous chemotherapy treatment. By Grade 6, doctors were able to inform Nathan’s family… Read more »