A pediatric cancer patient and his or her family’s main concern should focus on oncology treatments, not if those treatments will cause future infertility. As oncology advances, so do fertility preservation options.
In the early 1970s, the first babies were born via in vitro fertilization (IVF). Now, a new imaging technique could assist couples struggling with infertility. The technique, which is in the early stages of development, was described recently in The Optical Society’s Biomedical Optics Express journal.
In what is sure to be welcome news for many men, researchers say they might have developed a definitive diagnostic tool that avoids testicular biopsy.
For women with primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) who wish to have children, few options exist beyond adoption and egg donation. A new technique developed by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine, however, may hold the key to unlocking POI-related infertility.