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Salvo 36

Salvo 36

Department: Biohazards — Topic: BioethicsSalvo #36

Matrix Reloaded

The Downsides of Uterus Transplants by Paige Comstock Cunningham


When I renewed my driver's license, I was asked if I wanted to remain an organ donor. These days, women who agree to be organ donors may not anticipate a new type of donation: their uterus.

Some women have absolute factor infertility due to cancer treatment or to being born without a uterus. Medical researchers have tried for years to solve this understandably grievous problem, their efforts culminating in the only presently feasible solution: a uterus transplant.

The technology is still very new. . . .


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