Stem Cell Treatment Examples
- In March of 2008, a Sacramento, CA family with a two-year old son diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy was treated with cord blood obtained while in-utero. Two-days after the one-hour procedure, the child showed signs of marked improvement. Click here for more information.
- In February of 2003, Cryo-Cell International successfully aided a Tampa, FL client in saving a three-year old boy suffering from T-cell lymphoma. The procedure was made possible through a cell transplant using cryo-preserved hematopoietic stem cells from the child's younger sibling's cord blood. Click here for more information.
- In April of 2002, Spencer Barsh - a 4-year old diagnosed with Adrenoleukodystrophy - is treated with cord blood. Click here for more information.
- In the summer of 1999, Jaclyn Albanese - a 16-year old diagnosed with Myeloid Leukemia - is treated with cord blood. Click here for more information.
- In 1998, cord blood was used for the first time when a six-year old boy from France was suffering from Franconi's anemia. The child was successfully treated using cord blood obtained from his disease free sibling. Click here for more information.
- In December of 1997, doctors from the Fairview-University Medical Center in St. Paul, MN used hematopoietic stem cells from cord blood to save the life of a two-year old boy suffering from Krabbe's disease. Click here for more information.
- In July of 1994, Erik Haines - a 14-year old diagnosed with Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy - is treated with cord blood. Click here for more information.
- In 1993, Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg, of Duke University Medical Center, cured acute lymphoblastic leukemia through the first two successful unrelated donor cord blood transplants. Click here for more information.
- As of today, more than 8,000 patients afflicted by over 70 different diseases have been treated using hematopoietic stem cells. This includes malignant diseases such as leukemia and lymphoma, as well as retinoblastoma and neuroblastoma. Go to diseases treated to read more.