First Baby From Immature Egg Born to Patient with Cancer
In a world first, a breast cancer survivor has successfully given birth after having immature eggs harvested, matured in the laboratory, and then frozen. The case represents a breakthrough in the field of fertility preservation as this technique is still less well-established compared to egg or embryo freezing after ovarian stimulation. “[This technology] represents a potential option for selected cancer patients who might not have sufficient time to undergo non-experimental means of fertility preservation” says Dr. Jovana Lekovich.
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