Stem cell therapy is promising, but we need more donors from more races


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 19 Sep 2019

    

KUALA LUMPUR: Stem call therapy holds out great promise for treating blood cancer and other disorders, but the number of registered donors in Malaysia is very low, says the Health Ministry.

Its Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said the Malaysian Stem Cell Registry (MSCR) which was established 19 years ago only listed 28,291 donors so far.

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