Studies have shown that cord blood stem cell transplants from a related donor have better survival rates than unrelated stem cell transplants, with fewer serious complications.10,28
Our Newborn Possibilities Program provides free access to genetically related donor stem cells to those families who qualify for the Designated Treatment Protocol.
Over 3,500 patients have participated in our Newborn Possibilities Program, which offers families free collection,* processing, and five years of storage. All families residing in the United States who meet the qualification criteria may apply.
You may be eligible for our Newborn Possibilities Program if a family member meets the following Designated Treatment Protocol assessment criteria:
- Has been diagnosed with a life-threatening disease currently treatable with a donor stem cell transplant
- Has an oncologist or attending physician who agrees stem cells may be used for treatment
- Is a full sibling or biological parent to the newborn donor — a first-degree blood relative
- Lives in the U.S.
- Has an active disease or is in recent remission
If you believe you are eligible and would like to be considered for free cord blood and tissue banking under our Newborn Possibilities Program, contact a Cord Blood Education Specialists today at 1-888-932-6568.
*CBR is not responsible for fees charged by your healthcare provider or hospital associated with the collection of your newborn’s cord blood sample or any fees associated with shipping the sample to our laboratory.