TABLE 1

Diseases Treated by Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant by Using Either Sibling or Unrelated Donors

Malignant DiseasesNonmalignant Diseases
Acute lymphocytic leukemiaFanconi anemia
Acute myelocytic leukemiaIdiopathic aplastic anemia
Juvenile chronic myelogenous leukemiaThalassemia
Chronic myelogeneous leukemiaSickle cell anemia
NeuroblastomaAmegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia
Myelodysplastic syndromeKostman syndrome
Blackfan-Diamond syndrome
Severe combined immunodeficiency
X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome
Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
Hurler syndrome
Hunter syndrome
Gunther disease
Osteopetrosis
Globoid cell leukodystrophy
Adrenoleukodystrophy
Lesch-Nyhan syndrome
  • Adapted from Cairo MS, Rocha V, Gluckman E, Hale G, Wagner J. Alternative allogenic donor sources for transplantation for childhood diseases: unrelated cord blood and haploidentical family donors [published correction appears in Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2008;14(11):1317–1318]. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2008;14(1, suppl 1):44–53. Copyright ©2008 American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.