Cord Blood Offers a Cure for Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell

One of the greatest success stories of cord blood transplantation to date is its unrivalled ability to treat sickle cell disease (SCD).   “Expectant mothers who have a child with SCD should be counselled and informed about the importance of saving their baby’s cord blood for potential transplant of the child with SCD… SCD patients and parents of children with SCD should know about the ability of stem cell transplants to cure this affliction.” Dr. Naynesh Kamani, AABB   SCD is the most common inherited blood disorder in the UK,…

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