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Jeannine
10-08-2009, 11:45 AM
Stem cells hide scars: New hope for women disfigured by cancer

Thousands of women left disfigured by breast cancer surgery have been offered hope by a revolutionary technique.

Surgeons are using stem cells and liposuction to replace missing breast tissue after a lump has been removed.
British women are among the first to benefit from the process that also smooths out scars.
Fat is removed from patients' stomachs, thighs or hips to fill out dents and hollows in the affected breast years after their cancer was removed.
The fat tissue contains regenerative stem cells that can trigger fast


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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1218860/Stem-cells-hide-scars-New-hope-women-disfigured-cancer.html#ixzz0TMqoL0WT