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Comment: Why not? (Score 1) 409

by vgaphil (#26637481) Attached to: Umbilical Cord Blood Banking?

We had this done when my daughter was born. The initial cost was ~$1400 and we pay $100 every year for storage. My daughter was born around the time that the Bush administration was making a big deal about embryonic stem cells, so getting her cord blood seemed like the most logical idea. I'm a type 1 diabetic and I am hoping that a cure can be found with stems cells. It may have been a waste of money, but I have plenty of money, it's time that I am running out of....

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