Cord blood uses and applications.

It can be used in many of the same applications as bone marrow; which include cancer and genetic disease of the blood.  The use of cord blood is growing and much promising research is being done to expand its applications.

The following is a list of diseases that have been treated with cord blood uses and applications, according to the National Cord Blood Program.

There could be even more uses and applications.

DIAGNOSIS for Transplantation with NYBC CB units

Leukemias
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Acute Biphenotypic Leukemia
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
Juvenile Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Juvenile Mono-myelocytic Leukemia
Leukemia, Unspecified

Lymphomas
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Hodgkin’s Disease
Epstein-Barr Virus / Lymphoproliferative Disease
Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative disease
Lymphoma, unspecified

Myelodysplasias
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Myelofibrosis

Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenia
Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
Dyskeratosis Congenita
Fanconi’s Anemia
Parxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
Reticular Dysgenesis
Severe Aplastic Anemia, Unspecified
Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome
Sideroblastic Anemia

Hemoglobinopathies
Sickle Cell Disease
Thalassemia

Immune Deficiencies
Common Variable Immune Deficiency
Congenital Immune Deficiency
DiGeorge syndrome
Griscelli Syndrome
Lymphocyte Adhesion Disease
Nezelof Syndrome
Omenn Syndrome
Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID)
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
X-linked Hyper-IgM Syndrome
X-linked Immune Dysregulation Polyendocrine Enteropathy

Histiocytosis
Familial Erythrophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
Hemophagocytic Syndrome
Histiocytosis
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (Histiocytosis-X)
X-Linked Lymphoproliferative Disease

Metabolic/Storage Diseases
MPS, not specified
Hurler Disease (MPS type IH)
Hurler-Scheie Disease (MPS type IS)
Hunter’s Syndrome (MPS type II)
Sanfilippo Disease (MPS type III)
Morquio Syndrome (MPS type IV)
Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome (MPS type VI)
Adrenoleukodystrophy
Alpha-mannosidosis
Amyloidosis
Aspartylglucosaminuria
Austin’s Disease (Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency)
Fucosidosis
Gangliosidosis
Gaucher’s Disease
I-cell Disease (Inclusion Cell Disease)
Infantile Ceroid Lipofucoscinosis
Krabbe Disease
Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome
Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
Neiman-Pick Disease
Osteopetrosis
Sandhoff Disease
Sialidosis
Tay Sach Disease
Wolman Disease

Neutrophil Disorders
Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD)
Congenital Neutropenia
Kostmann Syndrome

Platelet Disorders
Congenital Thrombocytopenia
Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia

Other Malignancies
Breast Cancer
Multiple Myeloma (Plasma Cell Disorder)
Neuroblastoma
Other Malignancy
Autoimmune diseases
Systemic Lupus (SLE)

Cord blood uses and applications