- There are approximately 70 diseases treatable with cord blood stem cells.
- The chance of having a stem cell transplant by the age of 70 is approximately 1 in 217.
- Survival rate after stem cell transplants are up to 90% when sibling with HLA match is used and up to 80% when an unrelated donor is used.
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Author : Diba Tillery RN, BSN, IBCLC, CPST
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