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Latest Fertility preservation Stories

2009-07-20 14:24:01

Cancer treatment has come a long way, leading to a multitude of therapy options and improved survival rates.

2009-07-14 10:31:49

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.

2009-07-14 07:32:52

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

2009-07-09 08:32:01

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.

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2009-06-29 12:45:15

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.

2009-06-29 09:02:16

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

2009-06-04 04:00:00

NEW YORK June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cryobank, a leader in reproductive tissue banking, announced today the opening of its first off-site collection center at Reproductive Medicine Associates (RMA) of New York, a full service fertility treatment center.

2009-04-02 11:01:51

In female cancer patients of reproductive age, radiation treatment directly to the ovaries should be avoided because there is a direct relationship between certain types of radiation therapy and fertility problems, according to a review in the April 1 issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics

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2009-03-19 14:25:54

For the first time, a method of preserving the possibility of conceiving children for females who must undergo cancer treatment that results in infertility has successfully come to fruition.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.