Intended for healthcare professionals

Rapid response to:

This Week In The Bmj

Commercial cord blood banking: should we encourage it?

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 12 October 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:0-d

Rapid Response:

Cord Stem Cells

We are totally in favour of the use of the technology wherever and
whenever it can save a human life. All other issues must become obsolete.
The Risk Management, medicolegal and ethical issues should be taken care
professionally as explained by Dr. Hollands. The scientific arguements
given by Dr. Hollands will become clear as the research progresses.

Competing interests:
None declared

Competing interests: No competing interests

18 October 2006
Sameer Chadha
Medical Student
Shikha Mehta, Medical Student, MAULANA AZAD MEDICAL COLLEGE