Preservation of ovarian function, reproductive ability and emotional attitudes in patients with malignant ovarian tumors.

@article{Zanagnolo2005PreservationOO,
  title={Preservation of ovarian function, reproductive ability and emotional attitudes in patients with malignant ovarian tumors.},
  author={Vanna Zanagnolo and Enrico Sartori and Emanuela Trussardi and Brunella Pasinetti and Tiziano Maggino},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2005},
  volume={123 2},
  pages={235-43}
}
OBJECTIVES Although cancer is predominantly a disease of aging, an increasing number of women survive malignancies before or during their reproductive years, which may interfere with their fertility potential. Although a variety of studies have tried to document the impact of conservative treatment aimed at preserving ovarian function and reproductive ability, little information has been available regarding survivors' attitudes, emotions, and choices to have children. The aim of this study is… CONTINUE READING