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Friday, April 17, 2009

An MS Patient's Question on Stem Cell Therapies

Stuart's response follows, what Jeanette wrote:

Dear Stuart,
Thank you for the opportunity to view your newsletter. I received
an original diagnosis of M.S. in January 1987. I am quite
interested in stem cell trials to be treated. My questIon to you is,
is there a specific place or trial that you would recommend?

Dear Jeannette
Unfortunately, I can not recommend any of the various stem cell therapies. It's still too new and way too expensive.

There have been those who attest to great advantages when using adult stem cell therapy (via the bone marrow).But this too, is not yet a permanent therapy and needs repetitional treatments, (each too expensive)..

When the procedure is better accomplished, I am sure that CNN and other news programs will make a big hulabaloo over it....

For now, save your money ( unless you have $30G's of throw-away funding)

Maybe there will be others who read this, who have their suggestions and will leave their comments..

Keep in touch.

Stuart Schlossman


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi Stuart:

Thanks for this answer that you gave to Jeannette, because some of us always have despair moments and you cant do stupid things with your health and your money, because maybe it functions but if not....................
Maybe the money is there for the first time, but not for a 2nd or 3rd.
So let's wait, the thing that is for one, is not for the other