The Cord Blood Coordinating Center is one of four components of the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program (Program). According to the Program's contract, the Cord Blood Coordinating Center will:
Organizations in the network include:
To learn about the contractor for the Cord Blood Coordinating Center, see National Marrow Donor Program, a Program Contractor.
Learn how this organization is fulfilling its contract.
Learn how the Program helps more patients have a successful bone marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. The Program is authorized by the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005, Public Law 109-129 and the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Reauthorization Act of 2010, Public Law 111-264.
A bone marrow or cord blood transplant replaces a patient's diseased cells with healthy blood-forming cells. These cells can come from the marrow of a donor or the umbilical cord blood that is collected after a baby is born.
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