Fertility Pause Helps Women Have Babies After Chemo

May 31, 2014 12:32 AM

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Fertility Pause Helps Women Have Babies After Chemo

A new approach that “freezes” the ovaries for a few months may help some young women have babies after they’ve undergone chemotherapy for cancer, researchers reported on Friday.

The treatment stops the ovaries from producing eggs while the chemotherapy is working, then allows the woman’s fertility to resume. It can be a life-changing approach for young women diagnosed with cancer before they’ve started or finished their families and who risk becoming infertile because of th...

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