Kids born via IVF have slightly higher cancer risk linked to parents' fertility ...

Children born via IVF have slightly higher cancer risk, study finds - but it's linked to parents' fertility issues not the technology Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied 276,000 children conceived by IVF, and 2.2 million conceived naturally, for a decade Cancer rates were 17 percent higher in kids conceived with IVF But the risk was small, the tumors were very rare, and mainly linked to infertility not IVF 

By Mia De Graaf Health Editor For Dailymail.com

Published: 16:29 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 16:31 BST, 1 April 2019

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Babies born via IVF may have a slightly increased risk of childhood cancer linked to their parents' fertility issues, a new study found. 

Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied 276,000 children conceived by in-vitro fertilization, and another 2.2 million conceived naturally, for a decade. 

The rate of cancer was 17 percent higher in kids conceived with IVF. 

However, the risk was small and limited to rare liver tumors that are associated with infertility, not technology.   

Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied 276,000 children conceived by IVF, and 2.2 million conceived naturally, for a decade. Cancer rates were 17 percent higher in kids conceived with IVF

Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied 276,000 children conceived by IVF, and 2.2 million conceived naturally, for a decade. Cancer rates were 17 percent higher in kids conceived with IVF

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