Ovarian Tissue Freezing: An Emerging Option for Fertility Preservation

Until recently, women undergoing certain chemotherapy had few options for fertility preservation. Though still experimental, ovarian tissue cryopreservation is being performed under Institutional Review Board-approved protocol with detailed informed consent. To date, at least 26 live births have been recorded worldwide using this technique. Cleveland Clinic now offers ovarian tissue freezing for pediatric and adult populations.

Intraoperative Radiotherapy Has Future For Breast Cancer

For a woman with breast cancer, the prospect of receiving radiation therapy in a single dose during surgery, rather than going through six weeks of radiation treatments, is a welcome one. That possibility is becoming a reality for more women with early-stage breast cancer. Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) applies a single dose of radiation directly to … Read More

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Seven Breast Cancer Breakthroughs

Recent clinical trials have identified new and better ways to treat breast cancer. From exercise for anastrozole arthralgias to promising PARP inhibitors for triple-negative breast cancer, there are many advances.

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