Cancer incidence in a cohort of infertile women who underwent in vitro fertilization.

  title={Cancer incidence in a cohort of infertile women who underwent in vitro fertilization.},
  author={Jehoshua Dor and Liat Lerner-Geva and Jaron Rabinovici and Angela Chetrit and David Levran and Bruno Lunenfeld and Shlomo Mashiach and Baruch Modan},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={77 2},
OBJECTIVE To assess whether ovarian hyperstimulation and IVF increase the risk for cancer. DESIGN Historical cohort analysis. SETTING; IVF units of two medical centers in Israel. PATIENT(S) Five thousand twenty-six women who underwent IVF between 1981 and 1992. INTERVENTION(S); Cancer incidence rates were determined through linkage to the National Cancer Registry and were compared with expected rates with respect to age, sex, and place of birth. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Development of… CONTINUE READING

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