Fertility Blog

New study looks at chemotherapy’s impact on the fertility of young cancer patients later in life

This is good news on one hand and not so good on the other: children are being cured from cancer thanks to chemotherapy in increasing numbers, but chemotherapy can decrease their chances of being fertile when they reach adulthood. Awareness of this is very important before treatment is started, so that options for fertility preservation can be presented (and that in itself is another discussion!). Hopefully we will continue to see more progress in this area in upcoming years due to the ability to cryopreserve their gametes or the gonadal tissue.

https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2016/03/Study-looks-at-chemos-impact-on-fertility-in-childhood-cancer-survivors.html

Best, Laura

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Just how to Study for your TOEFL

Though performing study on Okla last night, a showed up on nuts, outdated Oklahoma regulations. After laughing hysterically and examining it for around one hour, hitting it the complete time, there is no doubt that needed to be shared with my viewers. We are now living in this strong, hectic planet saturated in sadness, it’s important to lighten the disposition every occasionally and only possess a giggle that is great. Think it or not, these laws are legitimate, however essentially to this day, and even though they must have experienced reasons for several of those regulations at one time, you have to wonder when you read them, the things they were thinking when these regulations were made. (more…)

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Bedrest or Normal Routine? Study shows that bedrest after IVF may negatively affect outcome

Bedrest or Normal Routine? Study shows that bedrest after IVF may negatively affect outcome

Might seem counterintuitive, but this meta-analysis shows that bedrest following IVF and ICSI treatments may negatively affect outcome

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26986834

Laura Londra, MD

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