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The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry said Friday it will seek additional funding from the government to boost subsidies for couples taking infertility treatment in its budget request for fiscal 2021.
The ministry earmarked ¥15.1 billion in such spending in the initial budget for fiscal 2020. The ministry will soon decide how much it will demand for the new year from April.
The ministry said it plans to seek a record ¥32.99 trillion in its general-account budget request for fiscal 2021, up by ¥3.4 billion from the previous year’s initial budget.
Women who have received fertility treatment are not at increased risk of ovarian cancer, according to a new study.
A team of researchers from multiple institutes in the Netherlands investigated a group of around 40,000 women with fertility problems, of which around 30,000 had at least one IVF cycle between 1983-2000. They found no increased risk of ovarian cancer compared to those who had not.