[Fertility preservation in women with oncologic disease].

  title={[Fertility preservation in women with oncologic disease].},
  author={C. Freitas and Kathleen Braz{\~a}o and {\^A}ngela Farinha and J. Vieira and M. Ferreira},
  journal={Acta medica portuguesa},
  volume={24 Suppl 4},
  • C. Freitas, Kathleen Brazão, +2 authors M. Ferreira
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Acta medica portuguesa
  • Every patient with a cancer diagnosis should be informed about the impact the disease and its treatment have in her future fertility. Several strategies have been implemented with the purpose to overcome the issue of follicular depletion associated with the chemotherapic agents. When possible, cryopreservation of embryos, either isolated or associated to other procedures, is the technique that presents more scientific evidence and the best pregnancy rates. Other procedures, more experimental… CONTINUE READING
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