Posted on October 18th, 2018by RMANYin Fertility Treatments

Do Fertility Treatments Cause Cancer? Here's the Truth, According to Experts

Infertility is very common, as it affects one in eight people. Yet, the causes for and treatment of infertility are still confusing for many. While in vitro fertilization (IVF) is a procedure often used to treat infertility, it remains perplexing for some. From the process of IVF to the side effects, many people are in the dark about IVF. Because of this confusion, unfortunately, one myth of IVF treatment persists: that IVF can cause cancer.

Dr. Matthew Lederman, a board-certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility Specialist at RMA of NY, a clinic in Progyny’s Provider Network, specializes in fertility preservation: egg or embryo freezing for those recently diagnosed with cancer. Here, Dr. Lederman discusses all aspects of fertility and specifically addresses the question of IVF and cancer.

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