Woman first in world to give birth after ovarian tissue transplanted into abdomen

February 6, 2015 2:24 PM

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Woman first in world to give birth after ovarian tissue transplanted into abdomen

Thirty-six-year-old Vali Creus, of Victoria, Australia, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 19. But she didn’t let that stop her from pursuing her dream of becoming a mother, news.com.au reported.

Following her diagnosis, surgeons removed one of Creus’ ovaries and froze the other, which would be thawed several years later.

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