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The uses for stem cells in different treatment therapies are increasing every day. In addition to the already documented present uses for stem cells, researchers are anticipating their use in treatments for; diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and muscular dystrophy. As the causes of more diseases are discovered, it is projected by researchers that the uses for cord blood stem cell transplantation will undoubtedly increase.

Diseases Treated by Stem Cell Transplantation

Acute Leukemias
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
Acute Biphenotypic Leukemia
Acute Undifferentiated Leukemia
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Chronic Leukemias
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Juvenile Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (JCML)
Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML)
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Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Refractory Anemia (RA)
Refractory Anemia with Ringed Sideroblasts (RARS)
Refractory Anemia with Excess Blasts (RAEB)
Refractory Anemia with Excess Blasts in Transformation (RAEB-T)
Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML)
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Stem Cell Disorders
Aplastic Anemia (Severe)
Fanconi Anemia
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)
Pure Red Cell Aplasia
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Myeloproliferative Disorders
Acute Myelofibrosis
Agnogenic Myeloid Metaplasia (myelofibrosis)
Polycythemia Vera
Essential Thrombocythemia
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Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Hodgkin's Disease
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Phagocyte Disorders
Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
Chronic Granulomatous Disease
Neutrophil Actin Deficiency
Reticular Dysgenesis
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Inherited Metabolic Disorders
Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS)
Hurler's Syndrome (MPS-IH)
Scheie Syndrome (MPS-IS)
Hunter's Syndrome (MPS-II)
Sanfilippo Syndrome (MPS-III)
Morquio Syndrome (MPS-IV)
Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome (MPS-VI)
Sly Syndrome, Beta-Glucuronidase Deficiency (MPS-VII)
Mucolipidosis II (I-cell Disease)
Krabbe Disease
Gaucher's Disease
Niemann-Pick Disease
Wolman Disease
Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
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Histiocytic Disorders
Familial Erythrophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
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Inherited Erythrocyte Abnormalities
Beta Thalassemia Major
Sickle Cell Disease
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Inherited Immune System Disorders
Kostmann Syndrome
Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency
DiGeorge Syndrome
Bare Lymphocyte Syndrome
Omenn's Syndrome
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)
SCID with Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency
Absence of T & B Cells SCID
Absence of T-Cells, Normal B Cell SCID
Common Variable Immunodeficiency
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
X-Linked Lymphoproliferative Disorder
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Other Inherited Disorders
Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome
Cartilage-Hair Hypoplasia
Glanzmann Thrombasthenia
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Inherited Platelet Abnormalities
Amegakaryocytosis/Congenital Thrombocytopenia
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Plasma Cell Disorders
Multiple Myeloma
Plasma Cell Leukemia
Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia
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Other Malignancies
Breast Cancer
Ewing Sarcoma
Renal Cell Carcinoma
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Areas of Future Research
Cardiovascular Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Alzheimer's Disease
Parkinson's Disease
Burns (severe)
Spinal-cord Injuries
Birth Defects
Various Genetic Disorders
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* While umbilical cord blood technology holds promise with respect to the treatment of various diseases, the technology is experimental in nature. Although the potential use of umbilical cord blood is expanding rapidly, the odds that a family without a defined risk will require the use of their child's umbilical cord blood are low. Furthermore, there is no guarantee that the umbilical cord blood will be a match to a family member. As with any transplant therapy, therapeutic success depends upon many factors beyond the stem cells themselves including patient condition, type of disease, recipient-donor relationship and matching.

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