Effects of cancer treatment on ovarian function

Jaymeson S. Stroud, David Mutch, Janet Rader, Matt Powell, Premal H. Thaker, Perry W. Grigsby

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Abstract

Causes of primary ovarian failure are reviewed, focusing specifically on cancer treatment-related modalities. Strategies and future directions for protection of the ovaries during cancer therapy, including ovarian transposition, and conformal radiation techniques are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)417-427
Number of pages11
JournalFertility and Sterility
Volume92
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2009

Keywords

  • Ovarian failure
  • cancer treatment
  • radiation toxicity

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