Published in Cancer Weekly, May 25th, 2004
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) has become available as an alternative to prenatal diagnosis in order to avoid the risk for pregnancy termination, because PGD allows selection of unaffected embryos before a pregnancy is established. Despite the need for ovarian stimulation and in vitro fertilization (IVF) to be part of the procedure, PGD has become an acceptable method for avoiding the birth of children...
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