Preservation of fertility in patients with cancer

Jacqueline S. Jeruss, Teresa K. Woodruff

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The increasing number of young survivors of cancer who have favorable outcomes necessitates planning for the preservation of fertility, which may mean modifying the strategy for oncologic treatment. In addition to in vitro fertilization in women and sperm banking in men, new methods on the horizon include in vitro follicle maturation and techniques for tissue transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)902
Number of pages1
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number9
StatePublished - Feb 26 2009

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  • General Medicine


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