Tissue Regeneration

Cord blood as source for stem cell transplant

CordBloodAsSourceForStemCellTransplantMayOutperformAcceptedGoldStandardOfMatchedSiblingDonors
In addition to showing a decrease in the chance of graft-versus-host disease, which develops when a transplanted blood system attacks a patient’s tissues, the study shows a slightly lower rate of relapse in these patients undergoing transplant with cord blood