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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.

Related Force Information

Fertility, Reproduction, and Menopause in BRCA Carriers
Article from Joining FORCEs Newsletter, Fall 2013 about ongoing research on whether women with mutations have a higher chance of infertility than women without mutations.

Pregnancy and Fertility for Previvors and Survivors
2012 FORCE webinar presented by Dr. Jennifer Litton of MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Attitudes of high-risk women toward preimplantation genetic diagnosis
The Spring 2008 edition of Joining FORCEs, the FORCE newsletter has an article that summarizes the study and it's results

Other Websites

Genesis Genetics
Company offers PGD for BRCA mutations.

Reproductive Health Technologies Project
The mission of this project is to advance the ability of every woman to achieve full reproductive freedom with access to the safest, most effective, and preferred methods for controlling her fertility and protecting her health. Contains easy to understand article on Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD).

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