Thursday, August 16, 2012

Diseases Treated With Stem Cells

Diseases Treated With Stem Cells

With new medical technology and techniques being introduced every day, the list of diseases treatable by stem cell therapies continues to grow at a rapid pace. These include:


Acute Leukemia
Chronic Leukemia
High-Risk Solid Tumors
Hodgkin & Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Blood Disorders

Beta Thalassemia
Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
Fanconi Anemia
Severe Aplastic Anemia
Sickle Cell Disease

Immune Disorders

Chronic Granulomatous Disease
Hystiocytic Disorders
Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Diseases
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

Metabolic Disorders

Krabbe Disease
Hurler Syndrome
Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
Sanfilippo Syndrome
Cord Blood Registry website (16 January 2012),

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