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    Is There a Link Between IVF and Cancer?

    November 16, 2016 / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Health, Research, IVF


    TV host Giuliana Rancic has long been open about her struggles with infertility. In 2011, she announced that she would be fighting an even more difficult battle -- this time with breast cancer.

    Rancic's own doctor even refused to continue her fertility treatments, citing concerns that high doses of hormones involved in the treatments could speed the growth of her cancer.

    The news re-triggered a longstanding debate within the reproductive health community:

    Does in vitro fertilization (IVF) increase the risk of ovarian, breast, and other reproductive cancers?
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