Sperm Donor with Genetic Illness Speaks Out

By admin on March 25, 2013

Copenhagen Post: Sperm donor with genetic illness speaks out

The Danish government health agency has been criticized for not looking for children who may have been born with a cancer-causing illness, Lynch Syndrome, inherited from an anonymous sperm donor. Even though the mortality rate can be significantly reduced with early treatment and diagnosis, the health authorities have decided not to search for the five to ten children who may have inherited the disease.