Banking on umbilical-cord blood

January 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;01/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
Reports the first Umbilical-cord blood (UCB) bank opened by University of Alberta Hospital and the Canadian Red Cross. Cryogenical storage of cells of aggressive and radiation chemotherapy patients; UCB transplants as replacement for bone-marrow transplants; Uses of UCB.


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