Cancer Could Return Unless Stored Ovarian Tissue Undergoes Adequate Testing Before Re-implantation

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 17:35 in Health & Medicine

Cancer patients who have been successfully treated for their disease face the prospect of its return if stored ovarian (or testicular) tissue is transplanted back into their bodies without adequate checks, according to researchers at two university hospitals. And few fertility centers have skills and technology needed to check for residual cancer cells.

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