Simply put, Leukaemia is a kind of cancer that results in the abnormal production of white blood cells in the body. The only successful treatment that had been known for it is chemotherapy, which keeps it under check. But the recent medical developments have witnessed the use of cord blood stem cell treatment for Leukaemia patients that aren’t cured by chemotherapy alone.
This disease is a cancer caused in the bone marrow that gradually leads to a very weak immune system. Individuals affected with this disease often experience infections. Furthermore, the white blood cells that are produced rather abnormally starts cluttering the bone marrow prohibiting the generation of other kinds of blood cells that further causes bleeding, bruises and also anaemia.
How cord blood stem cell can treat leukaemia?
A cord blood stem cell transplant engages managing high amounts of chemotherapy and in some situations radiotherapy to kill the cancerous cells that’s in the patient’s bone marrow and blood stream. The new cord blood stem cells that have been transplanted to the body gradually learn to settle in the bone marrow, gradually giving birth to the healthy blood cells. This treatment