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Stem Cells: Transplant Surgery

Question for Department of Health

UIN 47743, tabled on 10 October 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his Department's policy is on the interruption of stem cell transplantation.

Answered on

18 October 2016

The decision to perform a stem cell transplant will be made by specialist clinicians in discussion with the patient based on the potential benefits and risks of this form of treatment. Treatments may be discontinued for clinical reasons or in accordance with the wishes of the patient.