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U.S. researchers say privately banking cord blood is not cost-effective for most families.
Private cord blood banking is not cost-effective because it costs an additional $1,374,246 per life-year gained, according to a new analysis by UCSF researchers.
COVINA, Calif., Sept.
National Cord Blood Program Provides Stem Cells NEW YORK, Jan.
NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley and New Jersey, is reporting slipping blood reserves due to increased September demand from hospitals and current economic strife.
Umbilical-cord blood, now used mostly to treat children with leukemia, could save thousands of adults with the disease each year who cannot find bone marrow donors, two big studies indicate.
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