Can In-Vitro Fertilization Cause Cancer?


By Molly Clifton

There is reassuring news about the risk of cancer in women who undergo in-vitro fertilization.

A National Cancer Institute study finds IVF treatments do not increase the risk of breast or gynecological cancers.

Researchers reviewed more than 67,000 cases of Israeli women who received IVF treatments.

They found about 1500 had breast or endometrial cancers.

That’s about the same number for women who did not receive IVF treatments.

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