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What Cells are Stored & Why They Matter

All your questions answered

The Potential Behind Your Blood Sample

Cell storage is a simple process, but the potential behind your blood is anything but basic. Your blood holds the power to fight diseases like cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and heart disease—and those are just the beginning.

What Is In Your Blood

GoodCell extracts three different elements from your blood sample: a type of white blood cell called peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), plasma, and DNA. Each one is vital to your current and future wellbeing and offers unique possibilities.

Store Today’s Cells for Tomorrow’s Medicine

Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells

Your PBMCs include several types of cells: lymphocytes, monocytes, dendritic cells, and adult stem cells. Each type holds their own capabilities, and some are already used in cell therapies that are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for health conditions like lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and prostate cancer.

In addition, PBMCs can be successfully reprogrammed into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). IPSCs are a type of reprogrammed cell that are being tested in cell therapies to treat numerous diseases. In fact, the FDA expects to approve 10 to 20 new cell and gene therapies each year by 2025.1 Because of this, every part of your stored sample is more important than ever.

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Adult Stem Cells

Hematopoietic stem cells are a type of cell that can regenerate immune cells in your body. Because of this, it gives them amazing potential to treat man diseases. Dozens of studies and clinicals trials that use adult stem cells are underway. In addition, adult CD34+ stem cells therapy has been FDA-approved to treat blood disorders.

Targeted Health Conditions

  • Sickle cell disease
  • Metastatic Melanoma
  • Metastatic Melanoma
Monocyte

Monocytes

Monocytes are a type of cell that has been used in clinical trials that target solid tumors and present a new way to fight cancer. They can also be useful in treating inflammatory and degenerative diseases.

Targeted Health Conditions

  • Pulmonary alveolar
  • Stroke
Lymphocyte

Lymphocytes

Lymphocytes, particularly T cells and B cells, are a type of white blood cell that have been used in cell therapies that treat cancers. In fact, the FDA has already approved T and B cell therapies that target several kinds of blood cancer.

Targeted Health Conditions

  • Lymphoma
  • Lukemia
  • Multiple myeloma
Dendritic Cell

Dendritic Cells

Dendritic cells are a type of cell that is currently being used in three clinical trials supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). These trials are studying how dendritic cells may help in treating several types of prominent diseases.

Targeted Health Conditions

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Metastatic Melanoma
  • Liver Cancer

Your Plasma

Plasma has proven to be a useful tool in treating inflammation and health conditions including liver disease. In fact, plasma and plasma products are widely used to treat bleeding disorders as well as trauma. GoodCell preserves your plasma, enabling you to take advantage of plasma-based treatments in the future.

Your DNA

DNA is an important player in understanding your susceptibility for developing diseases. Using a genetic test, your DNA can tell you what predispositions you have for certain health conditions. By knowing this now, you can take action to prevent or even lower your risk for diseases. It also helps you monitor your health over the years and take measures to safeguard your health.

Your cell storage today could be your body’s most powerful treatment tomorrow

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