What is new in 2017? Update on fertility preservation in cancer patients.

@article{WinklerCrepaz2017WhatIN,
  title={What is new in 2017? Update on fertility preservation in cancer patients.},
  author={Katharina Winkler-Crepaz and Bettina B{\"o}ttcher and Bettina Toth and Ludwig Wildt and Susanne Hofer-Tollinger},
  journal={Minerva endocrinologica},
  year={2017},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={
          331-339
        }
}
The prevention of fertility loss due to cancer treatment as well as non-malignant causes has been gaining importance over the last few decades. Clinically applied modalities for fertility preservation in cancer patients include cryopreservation of oocytes and embryos, the application of GnRH agonists, ovarian tissue banking, and cryopreservation of ejaculated or surgically extracted sperm. In addition, several new possibilities to restore fertility are currently being investigated, such as the… CONTINUE READING
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