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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Learn about the effects of HBOC on fertility and family planning, how pregnancy impacts hereditary cancer risk, and options for assisted reproduction.

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Discussion of Challenges, Concerns, and Preliminary Policy Options Related to the Genetic Testing of Human Embryos
Published by the Genetics and Public Policy Center, this article presents the difficult and complex issues associated with Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis in a balanced and easy-to-read format.

Attitudes of high-risk women toward preimplantation genetic diagnosis
Fertility and Sterility. Volume 91, Issue 6, Pages 2361–2368, June 2009. Gwendolyn Quinn, Ph.D.email, Susan Vadaparampil, Ph.D., M.P.H., Crystal Wilson, B.A., Lindsey King, M.P.H., C.H.E.S., Jimin Choi, Ph.D., Cheryl Miree, M.S., Sue Friedman, D.V.M.

Researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa teamed up with FORCE to survey FORCE members about their knowledge of and attitudes about PGD.

FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered