Sep 16 2016

HLA Typing and Stem Cell Transplants

Posted by Alysha

More than 130,000 people are diagnosed with blood cancer in the United States every year.   Bone marrow and umbilical cord blood stem cell transplants are some of the most common treatment options for these cancers. Transplants are quite the process, and involve HLA typing prior to donation, but can warrant long term, successful results […]

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Sep 14 2016

Top questions you NEED to ask your cord blood bank

Posted by Daniel Elias

You may have a lot of questions trying to choose the right Cord Blood Bank. But are you asking the right questions? Knowing what questions to ask is just as important as getting the right answers.  We hope this list of top questions and 5 things no ones tells you can help you on your mission […]

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Sep 9 2016

Is Your Hospital Bag Ready?

Posted by Daniel Elias

We know your hospital bag packing list includes your well thumbed copy of “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” a tennis ball for the small of your back and your favorite snacks. It’s just as important to pack your Americord Collection Kit. Like the other things in your bag, the hospital doesn’t provide this. Our kits includes […]

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Sep 2 2016

10 Things You Need to Know About Blood Cancer

Posted by Alysha

Every three minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with Blood Cancer. It is one of the most common types of cancer, affecting the production and function of your blood cells. Many of these cancers starts in your bone marrow, where blood is produced. Your bone marrow is full of stem cells that mature […]

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Aug 26 2016

Still Unsure How Cord Blood Banking Works?

Posted by Daniel Elias

Banking Cord Blood is one of the most important things you can do as a parent. It keeps your baby safe well into their adult life. While banking is as easy as 1,2,3, it may not always seem that way. With all the things you have on your plate, it’s perfectly normal to feel a […]

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