I According to a new study, treatment with VF increases the risk of developing breast cancer.
Data from more than 626,000 women over the age of 21 indicate that women over 40 who are undergoing treatment are 65 percent more likely to become ill.
The increased risk over all age groups was 10 percent.
In preparation for IVF, women are given medicines that stimulate the ovaries to produce more eggs.
This also means that the level of estrogen in the body is elevated, which the scientists believe could explain the association with cancer.
A team from the University of Copenhagen tracked 59,000 women born after a fertility treatment and then compared them to 567,000 women of the same age, who of course had a child ….