This technique does not require ovarian stimulation and can be performed in children and adults with short notice. IFPI's experience is unmatched, as Dr Oktay performed the first procedures in the world and has invented many new approaches to fertility preservation.
The new Dead Ringers TV Series claims all you need to do is freeze some ovarian tissue, but experts say it's not that simple. By Miriam Fauzia
You just learned your child has cancer, and now you must quickly absorb a barrage of information and make fast treatment decisions. But before you move ahead, consider another life-changing decision: Do you want to preserve your child’s fertility?
Many cancer treatments affect fertility in girls and women. With ovarian tissue freezing and transplantation, you can preserve your reproductive ability and restore your fertility following remission.
Some women choose to freeze their eggs for medical reasons, while others want to hold off on family building while they pursue other aspects of life. Fortunately, there are options to preserve your fertility until you’re ready.
Dr. Oktay, Annie, and Heather discuss ovary freezing and Annie’s personal experience with this procedure.
At two weeks old, the human embryo has only just begun its months-long journey to become a baby.