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Fertility preservation in cancer patients


 Reproductive Medicine Center, The First Hospital of Lanzhou University; Key Laboratory for Reproductive Medicine and Embryo of Gansu, Lanzhou 730000, China

Correspondence Address:
Xue-Hong Zhang,
Reproductive Medicine Center, The First Hospital of Lanzhou University, No. 1, Donggangxi Road, Chengguan District, Lanzhou 730000, Gansu
China
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DOI: 10.4103/2096-2924.309789

Traditional radiotherapy and chemotherapy often cause irreversible damage to the fertility and endocrine function of cancer patients. The current methods of fertility preservation include freezing the sperms of adult and adolescent males after puberty; freezing the embryos, oocytes, and ovarian tissue of females; and drug intervention and fertility preservation surgery. This article reviews fertility preservation in cancer patients with respect to current methods, indications, and some more recently developed methods that remain under investigation.


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