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Cord Blood Successfully Expanded in Groundbreaking Cancer Trial

Cord blood and its healing potential have been dramatically expanded by researchers in Canada. Stem cells collected from the umbilical cord and placenta are younger, healthier and more flexible than those sourced from bone marrow or peripheral blood. So naturally, these are these cells are favoured by doctors; cord blood transplants...

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Cord blood expansion to make stem cell transplant widely available

Researchers at the University of Toronto are hoping to make blood stem cell transplants more widely available by expanding umbilical cord blood, according to an article posted on the University website this week. Blood stem cell transplantation Blood stem cell transplants are used to treat disorders of the blood,...

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Blood cancer made visible by London installation

Make Blood Cancer Visible is an installation by Paul Cocksedge that gathers 104 three-dimensional letterform sculptures forming a typographic forest of names. The installation represents the 104 individuals that are diagnosed with blood cancer every day,1 raising awareness and shining a light on their experiences by exposing their individual stories....

Northampton mascot said donating stem cells is the “best thing” he has ever done

Ray Lucas, of Berrywood Close in Duston, signed up to the blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan donor register while dressed in his Clarence the Cobbler mascot costume during a drive at last year’s Race For Life in Abington Park. The 22-year-old, who works in Thackerays in Milton Keynes, said:...