What do you do when you have a chronic disease that has no known cure, and eventually, your doctor tells you there is nothing left to treat you with. Many Americans find themselves exactly in this position. You either put your affairs in order or you start looking for an alternative. Social media has been a lifeline for people with incurable diseases who have run out of medical options in the U.S. and are forced to turn to medical tourism. Since 2007, sites like Stem Cell Pioneers have provided patients a place to share information on treatment results and reliable clinics, as well as warnings about questionable operations.
In 2012, the FDA ruled that our own stem cells are considered a drug once they're expanded in the lab to a therapeutic dose. This cut many of us off in the middle of treatment in Houston, Texas. To better understand why and when the FDA took control over the cells in your body, visit Patients For Stem Cells (PFSC) at www.patientsforstemcells.org or watch this short video they created.