Medical Need Program
Wings of Hope Medical Need Program
Criteria for Acceptance to the Program
Approval is on a case-by-case basis on the recommendation of the treating Oncologist or Haematologist with the condition that:
The cord blood unit might be required for transplant by a sibling of the expected baby
The parents of the expected baby are the same as the affected sibling
Cord blood transplant is a standard therapy for treatment
Instructions for Application
The Treating Oncologist or Haematologist will:
Email form to email@example.com
Fax completed form to Cells for Life at 1-905-206-2798 OR
The Family Must:
Record “WINGS OF HOPE” in the “For Internal Use” field
Register online for cord blood banking at www.cellsforlife.com
Indicate they are applying for the Wings of Hope Medical Need Program when contacted by Cells for Life’s Client Services after registration has been submitted.
1 (877) 235 - 1997
Upon receipt of the Medical Need Referral Form from the referring Oncologist or Haematologist, our Medical Director will review the information and provide a decision regarding approval. Cells for Life will notify the family about the decision.
Cells for Life is committed to the Wings of Hope Medical Need Program, allowing Canadian families with a medical need to bank their cord blood, providing hope to the family and offering an alternate treatment option.
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