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Warning issued for egg donors

Original post made on Nov 20, 2007

Two Stanford medical bioethicists say women who donate eggs for stem-cell research are not being adequately informed of potential health risks, including infertility and death.

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Posted by MM Cortez
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on Nov 20, 2007 at 9:21 pm

[Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff.] Last year, I learned about procedures at a fertility clinic. The egg donors were always made feel that it was a worthy cause and that their eggs were disposed off every month anyways. The bottom line is profits. Fertility clinics make millions of dollars from the infertile couples and donors. I wonder, whatever happened with adoption? Are those couples really thinking that it is totally their baby? What about those children fertilized in a dish when they grow up, is anyone advocating on their behalf?


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