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Your country has 17 family banks for private cord blood storage.
Your country has 25 public banks for cord blood donation.

Shai's Story

Shai's StoryShai was a feisty little girl whose mother used her scientific background to search for the best approach to cure her cancer. Shai narrowly escaped death many times, including a recovery that even her doctors considered a miracle, yet she died at dawn on the day that she would have begun kindergarten. Her mother went on to found this website and charity in her memory. Read more...


How Cord Blood Banks Protect their Storage Tanks
Jul 2024   The purpose of this article is to explain that, under standard operating procedures, cord blood banks normally have multiple overlapping levels of... more
image courtesy of Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation
Jul 2024   In order to align with an upcoming clinical trial that will give unrelated cord blood to children with cerebral palsy, the Duke EAP is now offering... more
Cord Blood Transplant Survivor Mason Shaffer
Jul 2024   Mason Shaffer received a cord blood transplant when he was still an infant for the rare metabolic condition Malignant Infantile Osteopetrosis. He is... more