Latest female cancer Stories

2011-06-08 06:50:28

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--How can a supplement marketed as improving sexual function significantly improve quality of life for female cancer survivors? According to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the natural nutritional supplement, ArginMax for Women TM, can benefit female cancer survivors in ways beyond the bedroom. Sexual dysfunction is prevalent in female cancer survivors and thus radiation oncologist at Wake Forest Baptist, Kathryn M. Greven, M.D., set out to see if this...

2009-10-02 08:23:51

Whether they can have children is one of the major concerns for adult survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer because fertility can be compromised by cancer treatment. For cancer survivors who can have children, two new studies led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center may help alleviate fears that their childhood disease will adversely impact their newborns. The studies, presented as companion papers in the journal Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine,...

2009-07-14 10:31:49

Researchers grow immature egg cells in the laboratory for 30 daysResearchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have completed a critical first step in the eventual development of a technique to retain fertility in women with cancer who require treatments that might otherwise make them unable to have children.The researchers have developed a method to advance undeveloped human eggs to near maturity, in laboratory cultures maintained outside the body. The technique focuses on the...

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