The Epidemiology of Fertility Preservation.- Ethical Discussions in Approaching Fertility Preservation.- Ovarian Follicle Development and Fertility Preservation.- Impact of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy on the Ovary.- Impact of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy on the Uterus.- Ovarian Transposition.- Embryo Cryopreservation and Alternative Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation Strategies for Fertility Preservation.- Oocyte Cryopreservation.- Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation and Autotransplantation.- Oocyte In Vitro Maturation: Formidable Obstacles on the Road to Fertility Preservation.- Whole Ovary Cryopreservation.- Risk of Transplanting Cryopreserved Ovarian Tissue in Women with Malignancies.- Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonists in Fertility Preservation.- Fertility Preservation in Gynecologic Malignancies.- Third-Party Reproduction and Adoption After Cancer: Practical and Emotional Considerations.- Pregnancy and Cancer Treatment.- Fertility Preservation Strategies in Healthy Women.- Approach to Fertility Preservation in Adult and Prepubertal Females.
Provides up-to-date strategies for fertility preservation in women who require gonadotoxic treatment
Covers epidemiologic, ethical, medico-legal, psychologic, and a social aspects of fertility preservation
Combines concise scientific background with practical methodological information and easy-to-grasp algorithms
Easy to read chapters, using a uniform structure that includes a brief abstract, keyword, glossary, step by step protocol of laboratory procedures, key issues in commentary and a list of references