Acta Medica International

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 150--157

Oncofertility: Realizing a couples' dream of parenthood


Swasti1, Kanika Gupta2 
1 Consultant, DNB, MNAMS, Department of Gynae Oncology, Galaxy Cancer Institute, Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital, Ghaziabad, India
2 Director and Senior Consultant, MS, Department of Gynae Oncology, Galaxy Cancer Institute, Pushpanjali Crosslay Hospital, Ghaziabad, India

Correspondence Address:
Swasti
K-245 Sarita Vihar, New Delhi - 110 076
India

Oncofertility is an emerging field, merging oncology and reproductive endocrinology. Any woman facing a cancer diagnosis is devastated especially if she is young. Young women diagnosed with cancer face an additional burden of compromise of future fertility. Oncofertility aims to explore and expand fertility options to address reproductive concerns of young women with cancer diagnosis. This review aims to highlight the available and emerging options for young women diagnosed with gynecological cancers to enable them to realize their dream of parenthood.


How to cite this article:
Swasti, Gupta K. Oncofertility: Realizing a couples' dream of parenthood.Acta Med Int 2015;2:150-157


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Swasti, Gupta K. Oncofertility: Realizing a couples' dream of parenthood. Acta Med Int [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Jan 25 ];2:150-157
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