Latest Fertility preservation Stories
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for the breast cancer genes BRCA1/2 is now feasible and established, with good success rates for those treated.
A groundbreaking study of nearly 250,000 U.S. women reveals live birth rates approaching natural fertility can be achieved using assisted reproductive technology, where eggs are removed from a woman’s ovaries, combined with sperm and then returned to the woman’s body.
There are significant gaps in the information women receive about their future fertility following cancer diagnosis.
It’s a known fact that males and females suffer inequalities. First, it was in school. Then, it was in the workplace. Even though times are changing and women are gaining more power, they still have the short end of the stick when it comes to cancer treatment and fertility.
Experts from Durham University have identified a new gene that could help the development of fertility treatments in humans in the future.
Researchers and doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System and the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that blood can help determine the best treatment plan for patients with ovarian cancer.
Treatments for childhood cancers are increasingly successful with cure rates approaching 80%, but success often comes with a downside for the surviving men: the cancer treatments they received as boys can leave them sterile as adults.
A new study has found that very few young women with cancer take steps to preserve their fertility while undergoing cancer therapy.
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