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Watch for higher risk of ovarian tumours after ovarian stimulation for in-vitro fertilization

Ovarian stimulation for in-vitro fertilization may increase the risk of ovarian malignancies, especially borderline ovarian tumors. The percentage of children born in the Western world by assisted reproductive technologies is increasing. Fertilized drugs used in in-vitro fertilization treatment temporarily raise hormones, and consequently increase the chances of multiple ovulations. The long-term effects of ovarian stimulation are unknown, and concerns […]