|A woman has conceived the UK's first 'designer baby' that is guaranteed to be free from hereditary breast cancer.
Doctors used screening techniques to reject six embryos that carried the cancer gene in favour of "healthy" ones that would ensure the child would not contract breast cancer.
The 27-year-old woman who did not wish to be named decided to undergo the procedure because her husband tested positive for the gene and his grandmother, mother, sister and cousin had battled the disease.
She said: "For the past three generations, every single woman in my husband's family has had breast cancer, as early as 27 and 29.
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