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Diseases Treated With Cord Blood


Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
Acute Biphenotypic Leukemia
Acute Undifferentiated Leukemia
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML)
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Prolymphocytic Leukemia
Juvenile Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (JCML)
Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML)


Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Stem Cell Disorders

Severe Aplastic Anemia
Fanconi Anemia
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)

Inherited Erthrocyte Abnormalities

Sickle Cell Anemia
Beta Thalassemia Major
Pure Red Cell Aplasia

Myeloproliferative Disorders

Acute Myelofibrosis
Agnogenic Myeloid Metaplasia (Myelofibrosis)
Polycythemia Vera
Essential Thrombocythemia

Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Refractory Anemia (RA)
Refractory Anemia with Ringed Sideroblasts (RARS)
Refractory Anemia with Excess Blasts (RAEB)
Refractory Anemia with Excess Blasts in Transformation (RAEB-T)

Plasma Cell Disorders

Multiple Myeloma
Plasma Cell Leukemia
Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

Histiocytic Disorders

Familial Erythrophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis

Liposomal Storage Diseases

Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS)
Hurler Syndrome (MPS-IH)
Scheie Syndrome (MPS-IS)
Hunter's Syndrome (MPS-II)
Sanfilippo Syndrome (MPS-III)
Morquio Syndrome (MPS-IV)
Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome (MPS-VI)
Sly Syndrome, Beta-Glucuronidase Deficiency (MPS-VII)
Adrenoleukodystrophy Mucolipidosis II (I-cell Disease)
Krabbe Disease
Gaucher's Disease
Niemann-Pick Disease
Wolman Disease
Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

Congenital Immune System Disorders

Kostmann Syndrome
Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency
DiGeorge Syndrome
Omenn's Syndrome
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)
SCID with Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency
Absence of T & B Cells SCID
Absence of T Cells, Normal B Cell SCID
Common Variable Immunodeficiency
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
X-Linked Lymphoproliferative Disorder

Phagocyte Disorders

Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
Chronic Granulomatous Disease
Neutrophil Actin Deficiency
Reticular Dysgenesis

Other Inherited Disorders

Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome
Cartilage-Hair Hypoplasia
Glanzmann Thrombasthenia

Other Malignancies

Ewing Sarcoma
Renal Cell Carcinoma

Inherited Platelet Abnormalities

Amegakaryocytosis/Congenital Thrombocytopenia

Note: Some diseases may be known by other names. The use of umbilical cord blood stem cells to treat many diseases and conditions is typically considered standard therapy, while the treatment for other conditions may still be in a clinical trial phase. Currently, stem cells are being used in trials for the treatment of brain injuries, cerebral palsy, autism, diabetes, spinal cord injuries, heart disease, liver disease, and others. These conditions have not been included in this list.