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Lupus

Stem cell transplant

12/03/2002

Question:

Why can a lupus patient who is doing well not have a stem cell transplant?

Answer:

Stem cell transplant as a treatment for lupus is still in the experimental phase. We have a lot of research to conduct before it becomes an established treatment. 

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Response by:

Ram Raj   Singh, MD Ram Raj Singh, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati