Our Observatory has published medical and ethical aspects of ovarian tissue cryopreservation (read HERE) In this sense, a recent report shows the success of preventing infertility in adolescent girls.

Adolescent cancer survivors opinion

The survival of children and teenagers with cancer is improving, so the side effects of anti-tumor therapy may be more likely. One of these negative consequences is possible secondary infertility. To try to prevent it, clinicians are recommending ovarian tissue cryopreservation for use once the patient has been cured. A recent paper published on Sciencedirect assessed the possible negative effects of this practice, concluding that “[t]he procedure is safe and well-accepted” by prepubertal and adolescent girls. What was a possible practice is now a normal procedure.

Read here more about the medical and ethical aspects of this procedure HERE.