Life Blood (2001)

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  • Life Blood Original

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Synopsis

Describes how blood from umbilical cords and placentas, which contains a large number of blood stem cells, is being used to treat children with advanced blood cancers. Follows patients and their doctors as they go through this treatment, which has saved the lives of over a thousand children since 1990. Contributors include: Prof Joanne Kurtzberg (Duke University Medical Centre); Prof Frank Smith (Cincinnati Children's hospital); Prof Hal Broxmeyer (Indiana University School of Medicine); and Prof Elaine Gluckman (Saint-Louis Hospital).

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