Unproven Stem Cell Therapies for Lung Disease on the Rise Despite Promise of New Treatments

August 12, 2016

(Medical Xpress) – Stem cell medical tourism and unproven stem cell interventions are growing and concerning issues for patients afflicted with lung disease. According to Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers, there are an increasing number of clinics worldwide offering expensive stem cell-based therapies that are ineffective or have no proven benefit.