Restoration Of Fertility

Sperm quality may naturally improve after cancer treatment. However, some defects may persist. The incidence of infertility in men who have recovered sperm production following cytotoxic therapy is generally not higher than that of the general population. An interesting case report30 has documented paternity following bone marrow conditioning and transplantation in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia. For the first time, the preservation of fertile sperm was seen despite the use of chemotherapy. Cancer patients with sperm counts below normal (oligozoospermic) are still capable of having children.31 Similarly, infertile women who have menstrual dysfunction following cytotoxic therapy may be treated for menstrual dysfunction and infertility in a manner similar to that of the general population. However, the risk of an adverse pregnancy outcome is higher in these women, and they may require closer observation.32

Pregnancy Guide

Pregnancy Guide

A Beginner's Guide to Healthy Pregnancy. If you suspect, or know, that you are pregnant, we ho pe you have already visited your doctor. Presuming that you have confirmed your suspicions and that this is your first child, or that you wish to take better care of yourself d uring pregnancy than you did during your other pregnancies; you have come to the right place.

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