Dynamics of fertility impairment in childhood brain tumour survivors

  title={Dynamics of fertility impairment in childhood brain tumour survivors},
  author={Constanze Pfitzer and C.-M. Chen and Thomas Dr Wessel and Thomas Keil and Anne S{\"o}rgel and Thorsten Langer and Diana Steinmann and Anja Borgmann-Staudt},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
Fertility impairment and recovery after chemo- and radiotherapy have been reported in both male and female childhood cancer survivors, but little is known about the dynamics. Our aim, therefore, was to describe the development of fertility impairment and possible recovery in childhood brain tumour survivors. In this longitudinal study, we included 144 survivors, who were treated in two German paediatric oncology centres between 2000 and 2005. Fertility parameters were retrieved from medical… CONTINUE READING


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