Cord Blood matches buy time for bone marrow matches

As we know, finding a match for a bone marrow transplant is so difficult, and this is particularly heart-wrenching when the recipient in need is a child.  Here’s a story of an 11-year old boy suffering from a relapse in his leukemia, and who has just received a cord blood transplant when a match was found while he was waiting for a bone marrow match.  The family is watching his recovery and hoping the cord blood match will restore their son’s health. Read more.

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