MarketWatchFirst-Of-Its-Kind Northern California Public Blood Collection (cord blood banking) Program Opens at Packard Children's – MarketWatch.

PALO ALTO, Calif., Apr 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — A new public cord blood collection program at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, the first of its kind in Northern California, is now enabling new parents to donate their baby's cord blood to an international stem cell transplant registry. Stem cell transplants cure leukemia, lymphoma and inherited blood diseases by replacing a patient's blood-forming cells with those from a healthy donor. Read More

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