Q4. Which of the following statements is/are true?

  1. The survival rate is higher when stem cells are transplanted from a relative.
  2. There is an increased chance of a match between your child’s cord blood and a sibling.
  3. Your child’s stem cells can also be used for other family members.
  4. All of the above
Once banked, your child’s cord blood stem cells can provide biological insurance for your entire family. Because cord blood stem cells are at a more primitive stage than bone marrow, they are able to generate a wider variety of tissue types. Furthermore, they proliferate faster and there is a decreased risk of rejection and deadly complications such as Graft-versus-Host Disease.

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