Medical tourism answer for MS patient | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it

Linda Stewart is one of the unknown number of Canadians using medical tourism to access experimental treatments not offered in Canada. The 57-year-old was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at age 38 and was using a wheelchair when she saw a news report in 2009 on a controversial MS treatment known as a "liberation procedure," which removes blockages in veins to address a condition known as chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency.

 

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