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Cord Blood

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when the conclusions of the Umbilical Cord Blood Review will be published. (228480)

As part of a review of cord blood collection and use, the Department commissioned an international comparison with cord blood collection in Canada, China, France, Japan, Spain and the United States of America. The report will be made available later this year and its findings will be taken into account when considering policy in this area.