Save the Cord Foundation and WellSky are proud to welcome Dr. Shernan Holtan, as our featured speaker for our next edition of Share the Science on May 20th, 2021 2pm ET / 11am PT. Join us to hear Dr. Holtan discuss the potential costs of healthcare long-term for cord blood transplant recipients.
Share the Science is a free webinar series focused on the cord blood industry and the latest research in this field. As always, we invite both health professionals and the general public to join us for this unique online educational series. Learn more about this exciting educational series here.
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Cord blood transplants cheaper long term?
Discover how umbilical cord blood may reduce the visits, lab studies, and medications required after hematopoietic stem cell transplants.
Recipients of allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) require substantial follow-up care after transplant. Now, data from 1,077 consecutive adult allogeneic HCT recipients at the University of Minnesota Medical School suggest that HCTs involving umbilical cord blood (UCB) had the lowest overall health care burden in the five years after transplant.
The study also looked at HCTs with peripheral blood stem cells and bone marrow. The recipients of UCB had a lower long-term health care burden as measured by the number of:
SHARE THE SCIENCE
Shernan Holtan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation -
University of Minnesota Medical School
"Reducing the Costs of Post-Transplant Care with Cord Blood"
Free webinar. Open to the public.
Thursday, May 20th at 2 pm ET / 11am PT
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About the speaker
We wish to thank Dr. Shernan Holtan for volunteering her time to speak on
Share the Science and sharing her valuable insight
on the cost of healthcare for stem cell transplant recipients.
We also wish to also thank our generous sponsor and partner for this event,
WellSky Health, who continue to support cord blood
education through our “Share the Science” series.
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