Fertility preservation and adolescent cancer patients: lessons from adult survivors of childhood cancer and their parents.

@article{Nieman2007FertilityPA,
  title={Fertility preservation and adolescent cancer patients: lessons from adult survivors of childhood cancer and their parents.},
  author={Carrie L Nieman and Karen E Kinahan and Susan Yount and Sarah K Rosenbloom and Kathleen J. Yost and Elizabeth A. Hahn and Timothy Volpe and Kimberley J. Dilley and Laurie S Zoloth and Teresa K. Woodruff},
  journal={Cancer treatment and research},
  year={2007},
  volume={138},
  pages={201-17}
}
Building on 40 years of progress in cancer detection and treatment, survival rates for childhood cancers have risen from 20 % to almost 80 % [1,2]. Approximately 270,000 Americans are childhood cancer survivors and, by 2010, an estimated 1 in every 250 adults will be living with a history of childhood cancer [2,3]. The early and late effects of treatment are beginning to take on greater importance for survivors, their families and providers [4]. Increasing numbers of childhood cancer survivors… CONTINUE READING