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The fertility sector has a problem when it comes to IVF add-ons

24 July 2017

By Dr Raj Mathur

Appeared in BioNews 910

This is the fourth in a series of videos filmed at the Progress Educational Trust (PET)'s recent public debate 'Fertility Treatment Add-Ons: Do They Add Up?'. (If you cannot see the video below, click here to view it.)

The video features Dr Raj Mathur, Consultant Gynaecologist and Lead for Reproductive Medicine at St Mary's Hospital in Manchester, who addresses controversies surrounding IVF 'add-ons' and argues that the fertility sector has a problem.

The video was produced by Annabel Slater, Genetics Editor at PET and BioNews.

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