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Medical innovation versus stem cell tourism.

Lindvall, Olle LU and Hyun, Insoo (2009) In Science (New York, N.Y.) 324(5935). p.1664-1665
Abstract
Stem cell tourism is criticized on grounds of consumer fraud, blatant lack of scientific justification, and patient safety. However, the issues are complex because they invoke questions concerning the limits of acceptable medical innovation and medical travel. Here we discuss these issues and articulate conditions under which "unproven" therapies may be offered to patients outside of regular clinical trials.
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Science (New York, N.Y.)
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324
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5935
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1664 - 1665
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1095-9203
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10.1126/science.1171749
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English
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  abstract     = {Stem cell tourism is criticized on grounds of consumer fraud, blatant lack of scientific justification, and patient safety. However, the issues are complex because they invoke questions concerning the limits of acceptable medical innovation and medical travel. Here we discuss these issues and articulate conditions under which "unproven" therapies may be offered to patients outside of regular clinical trials.},
  author       = {Lindvall, Olle and Hyun, Insoo},
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  language     = {eng},
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  pages        = {1664--1665},
  publisher    = {The American Association for the Advancement of Science},
  series       = {Science (New York, N.Y.)},
  title        = {Medical innovation versus stem cell tourism.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1171749},
  volume       = {324},
  year         = {2009},
}