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I read an article the other day that with the new pre-natal testing, 90% of woman who are told their fetus has Down syndrome will abort. I wish these woman could meet my sister or the students I work with, I think their decision would be changed for life

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from MIT Technology Review

A $1,000 Cancer Test

The inventor of a breakthrough DNA test for Down syndrome says the technology can be used to screen people for cancer.

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The Joy and Sorrows on

The latest Tweets from The Joy and Sorrows (@TeachersJourney). Robert John Meehan's tapestry of quotations,musings,poetry and autobiographical reflections compiled and shared from his four decades in the teaching profession. Book:A TEACHER'S TREASURES

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March is Trisomy Awareness Month. A trisomy occurs when there is an extra copy of any one chromosome—3 copies instead of 2. Some are common, such as Down syndrome, and some trisomies are so severe that affected babies often pass away before, or shortly after birth. Join us in educating parents about the important role prenatal genetic screening plays for trisomies which may have life-threatening birth defects that require additional testing during a pregnancy or early treatment at birth.

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international down syndrome coalition for life. Here's the thing, I have a really awesome life. There is no prenatal test to predict that.

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