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Procedure offers new way to save fertility

Cancer patients sometimes put off treatment to save eggs

6:38 PM, May 13, 2013
Dr. Jaime Vasquez, medical director of the Nashville reproductive center, is seeking to recruit the first Tennessee patient for a clinical trial of a new fertility treatment for women diagnosed with cancer.
Dr. Jaime Vasquez, medical director of the Nashville reproductive center, is seeking to recruit the first Tennessee patient for a clinical trial of a new fertility treatment for women diagnosed with cancer.
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Younger women diagnosed with cancer take risks in the hope of becoming a mother.

They delay chemotherapy and radiation, gambling that their cancer won't spread during the month they undergo fertility preservation. A new option doesn't require aspiring mothers to have to wait.

Ovarian tissue cryopreservation is so new it has yet to bring a baby into the world. Tissue samples containing stem cells are removed from an ovary, frozen and shipped to a storage bank in Minnesota. ...

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