Ovarian Tissue Transplants Look Promising


Questions remain, however, about “what can be done with frozen ovarian tissue of the leukemia survivor if there happen to have been leukemic cells in that tissue,” he and his associates wrote in their report.

“But for patients in whom there is no significant risk of ovarian metastasis, ovary tissue transplantation may now be ready for clinical use,” they said, noting that at least 1 in 250 women of reproductive age is a cancer survivor.

Disclosures: None was reported.

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