Why is cord blood banking so expensive?

2013-02-21

Cord blood banking is not a commodity, it is a medical service. Dr. Dennis Todd, head of Community Blood Services, explains all the steps that a cord blood donation must go through before it is safely stored so that it may one day save a life.

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