I suffer from lung disease and I am interested in stem cell treatments. What should I do?
First, talk to your health care provider about current treatment options. These may include new medications that can slow down the progression of the disease. If they are unfamiliar with the stem cell field, refer them to the available educational resources that you are reading. You need to carefully read all you can as well. Particular points to consider and to discuss with your health provider are:
- whether there is any scientific evidence to support the proposed treatment approach for your lung disease
- whether the offered treatment has been studied in a legitimate clinical trials