Malignant cells are not found in ovarian cortex from breast cancer patients undergoing ovarian cortex cryopreservation.

@article{SnchezSerrano2009MalignantCA,
  title={Malignant cells are not found in ovarian cortex from breast cancer patients undergoing ovarian cortex cryopreservation.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a S{\'a}nchez-Serrano and Edurne Novella-Maestre and Esther Rosell{\'o}-Sastre and Natalia Camarasa and Jos{\'e} L. Teruel and Antonio Pellicer},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={2238-43}
}
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is a frequent indication for ovarian cortex cryopreservation due to its high incidence. The main concern of this procedure is the possibility of reintroducing metastatic cells within the implant, an issue that has not been addressed systematically. Thus, a study was designed to analyse the presence of ovarian metastases in breast cancer patients undergoing ovarian tissue cryopreservation. METHODS Morphological and immunohistochemical studies following the concept of… CONTINUE READING

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