5 doctors weighed in:
Can stem cells cure cancers?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not yet.
Stem cells are currently used in bone marrow transplants used to treat leukemia.
But they may have the potential to treat diseases such as cancer, parkinson's disease, spinal cord injuries, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, and muscle damage. However, more work is needed.

In brief: Not yet.
Stem cells are currently used in bone marrow transplants used to treat leukemia.
But they may have the potential to treat diseases such as cancer, parkinson's disease, spinal cord injuries, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, and muscle damage. However, more work is needed.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Dr. Joseph Woods
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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Too early to know
Research on the ability for our stem cells to participate in tumor therapy is in its infancy.
There are many exciting advancements in treatment of musculoskeletal applications (joints, ligament, muscles, etc), cardiovascular damage, wound healing, aesthetic structural grafting, graft-vs-host disorders. Tumors are being examined to see if there are disorders of stem cells or possible uses in ca.

In brief: Too early to know
Research on the ability for our stem cells to participate in tumor therapy is in its infancy.
There are many exciting advancements in treatment of musculoskeletal applications (joints, ligament, muscles, etc), cardiovascular damage, wound healing, aesthetic structural grafting, graft-vs-host disorders. Tumors are being examined to see if there are disorders of stem cells or possible uses in ca.
Dr. Robert Alexander
Dr. Robert Alexander
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Dr. Mark Johnson
Aesthetic Medicine
In brief: No
Stem cell use in an active cancer patient is contraindicated due to potential for further induction of tumor growth.

In brief: No
Stem cell use in an active cancer patient is contraindicated due to potential for further induction of tumor growth.
Dr. Mark Johnson
Dr. Mark Johnson
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