Latest Fertility preservation Stories
Young women with early-stage ovarian cancer can preserve fertility by keeping at least one ovary or the uterus without increasing the risk of dying from the disease, a new study finds.
A new study finds that young women with early-stage ovarian cancer can preserve future fertility by keeping at least one ovary or the uterus without increasing the risk of dying from the disease. The study is published in the September 15, 2009 issue of Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.
The vast improvement in cancer treatment and increased survival rates have created a challenge for young cancer patients, since the chemotherapy and radiation treatments that save lives often threaten fertility.
Cancer treatment has come a long way, leading to a multitude of therapy options and improved survival rates.
Researchers 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 tiny translucent egg nestled in the special laboratory gel was a mere 30 days old, but its four-week birthday caused researchers to quietly celebrate. This was the first time anyone had successfully grown a woman's immature egg cells
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that survival among women with ovarian cancer is influenced by age of menarche and total number of lifetime ovulatory cycles.
A new, two-step method of ovarian transplant has had excellent results, giving women a greater ability to conceive after cancer treatment or when older.
A new test examining chromosomes in human eggs a few hours after fertilisation can identify those that are capable of forming a healthy baby, a researcher told the 25th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology today
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