UK hospital to ask all male cancer patients if they are pregnant

(by David McLoone | LifeSite News) – Staff at a British National Health Service (NHS) hospital have begun asking male cancer patients whether they might be pregnant before scheduling certain scans.

A report in the Telegraph Monday unveiled that the Walton Care NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool asks “all patients under the age of 60, regardless of how you may identify your gender” if they are pregnant before performing radiotherapy, x-rays, and MRI scans, all of which can be harmful to a developing baby in the womb.

The new measure has apparently been adopted in response to a 2017 change in the law governing the medical procedures during a pregnancy, switching from identifying “females of childbearing age” specifically to cautioning “individuals of childbearing potential.” Read Full Article >

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