Gonadal dysfunction and fertility problems in cancer survivors

  title={Gonadal dysfunction and fertility problems in cancer survivors},
  author={M. Bryd{\o}y and S. Fossa and O. Dahl and T. Bj{\o}ro},
  journal={Acta Oncologica},
  pages={480 - 489}
  • M. Brydøy, S. Fossa, +1 author T. Bjøro
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Acta Oncologica
  • Gonadal dysfunction and fertility problems are adverse effects of cancer treatment or may be associated with specific malignancies. This review focuses on these problems in the young cancer survivors, where methods of protecting or restoring endocrine function and fertility need to be considered. In females, treatment adverse effects can result in infertility, but premature ovarian failure (POF) is probably relevant for more female cancer survivors, affecting also those who do not wish post… CONTINUE READING
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