Normal ovarian function and assessment of ovarian reserve in the survivor of childhood cancer.

  title={Normal ovarian function and assessment of ovarian reserve in the survivor of childhood cancer.},
  author={Robert J Johnston and W. Hamish B. Wallace},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  volume={53 2},
Increasingly young people survive cancer in childhood and as a result complications of its treatment are becoming more common and important. Premature ovarian failure is recognized as a complication of radiotherapy to a field that includes the pelvis and alkylating-agent-based chemotherapy. Young pre-pubertal girls are not protected from the effects of gonadal toxic therapy. A young woman, successfully treated for cancer during childhood, may experience regular periods in the presence of a… CONTINUE READING
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