Brit Firm Offers Bigger Breasts From Stem Cells

Controversial cancer therapy to be used for cosmetic procedures
By Amelia Atlas,  Newser User
Posted Mar 29, 2009 6:55 AM CDT
Theresa Gratsch, a Ph.D. research specialist, expands human embryonic stem cells under a microscope at the University of Michigan Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Laboratory.   (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
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(Newser) – A new breast enhancement procedure using stem cells from stomach fat to grow larger breasts is being made available for the first time in the UK, reports the Times of London. The procedure has already been used in trials for use on breast cancer survivors. Now a controversial new operation will expand its use for cosmetic enhancement in healthy women. Some experts fear the procedure may present cancer risks in the breast tissue.
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