Dr. Dana Devine on Cord Blood Collection & Bone Marrow Harvesting Procedures

Dr. Dana Devine, Chief Medical Scientific Officer at Canadian Blood Services explains the difference between cord blood collection and bone marrow harvesting procedures. If you’re asked to donate stem cells or bone marrow, these are the processes in which you could be requested to donate. Although 80% of the time a donor will donate via peripheral blood cell collection which is as simple as giving blood.

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