Patient resources from the International Society for Stem Cell Research
The International Society for Stem Cell Research runs the website A Closer Look At Stem Cells, which provides patient-focused information that can help you evaluate potential treatments.
Information and resources provided on the site include:
- Nine Things to Know about Stem Cell Treatments—what is currently possible and what is not.
- The Patient Handbook on Stem Cell Therapies—a take-along handbook with information to help patients and their families evaluate stem cell treatments. Available in 12 languages.
- How Science Becomes Medicine—a description of the process that is required to develop a new medical treatment and the internationally-recognised checks that protect the rights and safety of patients.
- What to Ask—questions to ask providers in order to learn about a treatment’s potential risks and benefits.
ISSCR también presenta una colección de recursos en español.