Monitoring the performance of the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program (Program) against specific standards is key to helping more patients have a successful umbilical cord blood or bone marrow transplant.
The Cord Blood Coordinating Center (CBCC) is one component of the Program. The CBCC partners with cord blood banks to recruit expectant parents for umbilical cord donation; this includes its network of cord blood banks and banks holding National Cord Blood Inventory contracts. The CBCC also increases access to transplant by matching and facilitating distribution of donated cord blood units searched through the registry.
Performance standards for the CBCC describe:
The CBCC regularly reports performance measurements to HRSA.