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Stem cell 'cure' boy gets tumour

BBC Health News February 18, 2009

A boy treated with foetal stem cells for a rare genetic disease has developed benign tumours, raising questions about the therapy's safety.

The boy, now 17, received the stem cells in 2001 at a Moscow hospital and four years later scans showed brain and spinal tumours, PLoS Medicine reports.

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