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BRCAcarriers' thoughts on risk management in relation to preimplantation genetic diagnosis and childbearing: when too many choices are just as difficult as none

Authors
Journal
Fertility and Sterility
0015-0282
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
94
Issue
6
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.03.064
Keywords
  • Pgd
  • Brca
  • Cancer
  • High-Risk Women
  • Counseling
  • Childbearing
Disciplines
  • Education
  • Medicine

Abstract

Women with a BRCA mutation have unique concerns about childbearing and future fertility. In a focus group conducted among unaffected carriers, the majority of women held positive attitudes toward preimplantation genetic diagnosis to reduce transmission to future offspring and further identified unmet needs for education and support for decision making.

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