August 2019

Safety Alert: Stem Cell Therapy (Direct-to-Consumer)

Stem cells are cells in the body that can make copies of themselves (self-renew) and develop into more specialized cells. Stem cell therapy is FDA approved for limited use in some people with cancer or aplastic anemia. But some companies are marketing stem cell therapy directly to consumers for unapproved conditions. Learn more about the conditions for which stem cell therapy is being promoted, as well as the serious safety concerns, in our new monograph.

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