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1 October 2013 Fertility Preservation
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Oocyte, embryo, ovarian tissue, and sperm cryopreservation before cancer treatments (aggressive chemotherapy/radiotherapy and bone marrow transplantation) are useful for the fertility preservation of cancer patients.This paper discusses the importance of the available treatment options including the risks, advantages and disadvantages of fertility preservation options. The reimplantation of contaminated ovarian tissue could be a life-threatening event. Therefore, the detection of minimal residual disease (MRD) is also discussed. Key words: Fertility preservation, Cryopreservation, Cancer, Pregnancy, Minimal residual disease (MRD) is also discussed.

©2013 Japanese Society of Mammalian Ova Research
Koichi Kyono "Fertility Preservation," Journal of Mammalian Ova Research 30(3), 101-108, (1 October 2013). https://doi.org/10.1274/jmor.30.101
Received: 19 June 2013; Accepted: 1 July 2013; Published: 1 October 2013
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