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IVF treatment not associated with increased risk of breast cancer

Among women undergoing fertility treatment in the Netherlands between 1980 and 1995, the use of in vitro fertilization (IVF) compared with non-IVF treatment was not associated with increased risk...

BRCA1 gene mutation linked to fewer eggs in ovaries

Women with the BRCA1 mutation may have fewer eggs in their ovaries, since they have a lower level of the hormone AMH, which is a predictor of ovarian reserve.

BRCA1 gene mutation linked to fewer eggs in ovaries

Women with the BRCA1 mutation may have fewer eggs in their ovaries, since they have a lower level of the hormone AMH, which is a predictor of ovarian reserve.

Breast Cancer An Increased Risk For Women Who Give Birth To Multiple Babies After IVF

Women who give birth to multiple babies following IVF treatment are at a higher risk of breast cancer than those giving birth to singletons or who remain childless. Dutch investigators from the Omega study group said the explanation may not be the multiple pregnancy per se but a maternal trait related to a higher implantation potential and to breast cancer itself...

Fertility Drug Usage And Cancer Risk

Women using fertility drugs who did not conceive a 10-plus week pregnancy were at a statistically significant reduced risk of breast cancer compared to nonusers; however, women using the drugs who conceived a 10-plus week pregnancy had a statistically significant increased risk of breast cancer compared to unsuccessfully treated women, but a comparable risk to nonusers, accor...