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Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant is Viable Alternative for Lack of Donors

For years, one of the major obstacles facing patients in need of bone marrow and other transplants has been finding a proper donor. Now, doctors and scientists have gathered research that strongly recommends umbilical cord blood transplants as an alternative treatment method for those in need of immediate relief. Scientists have discovered fewer transplant-related deaths among individuals who underwent a cord blood stem cell transplant than among those who received unrelated bone marrow donations.

For years, one of the major obstacles facing patients in need of bone marrow and other transplants has been finding a proper donor. Now, doctors and scientists have gathered research that strongly recommends umbilical cord blood transplants as an alternative treatment method for those in need of immediate relief. Scientists have discovered fewer transplant-related deaths among individuals who underwent a cord blood stem cell transplant than among those who received unrelated bone marrow donations.

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