HFEA approves embryo tests for hereditary cancer

The UK’s fertility treatment regulator has given the go-ahead for couples to test embryos to avoid passing on hereditary cancer. At its open meeting held on 10 May in Belfast, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) accepted a recommendation from its ethics and law committee to allow licences to be granted for such procedures.


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