Doctor Claims Controversial Stem Cell Treatment- One Critic Calls It 'Snake Oil'.
Stem Cell research will continue for many years, but treatment? Thats another story altogether.
Is it a scientific breakthrough, or stem cell scam? A Malibu doctor claims to be saving lives with a treatment the FDA says is illegal in the United States.
Dr. William Rader gets around the stem cell ban by sending patients to his clinic in the Dominican Republic. A psychiatrist by training, Dr. Rader gets the stem cells in Eastern Europe, from fetuses aborted between eight-and-12-weeks. He charges $25,000 for the first injection.
Dr. Rader also claims to have a cure for AIDS. Another scam?
Dr. Rader may be a familiar face if you're a longtime viewer of Eyewitness News. He worked at ABC7 as an on-air psychiatrist for more than a decade.Read