When a Fetus’s Test Finds A Mother’s Cancer

Photo by Jess Rotenberg courtesy of Erin Lindquist

Mothers-to-be expecting to learn about chromosomal defects from a noninvasive prenatal test sometimes instead learn they may have cancer.

Biology professor Erin Lindquist was in the middle of class when she got the phone call telling her that a prenatal test had returned abnormal results.

Read the full article in MIT Technology Review.

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