On May 18, Shanghai Changzheng Hospital inaugurated the “Long March Cell Clinical Research Center”, a joint military and civilian unit. The center comprises a fertility preservation center” which stores ovarian tissue and eggs and provides 3 years of free preservation of perinatal cell for each baby born here. Immune cells of cancer patients are stored for treatment of refractory tumors. And pancreatic cells are stored for later islet cell transplantation in case diabetes develops – a procedure already tested successfully on 7 patients.”

China Bio news release, May 23, 2017