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Effect of First Line Cancer Treatment on the Ovarian Reserve and Follicular Density in Girls Under the Age of 18 Years

El Issaoui, Meryam; Giorgione, Veronica; Mamsen, Linn S.; Rechnitzer, Catherine; Birkebæk, Niels; Clausen, Niels; Kelsey, Thomas W.; Andersen, Claus Yding

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: March 2017 - Volume 72 - Issue 3 - p 171–172
doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000419
Gynecology: Infertility/Reproductive Technologies

(Abstracted from Fertil Steril 2016;106:1757–1762)

Over the last several decades, the late-effect mortality from all causes has significantly decreased among 5-year survivors of childhood cancer. This increased survival is largely due to the development of effective chemotherapeutic regimens and radiotherapy.

Laboratory of Reproductive Biology, Juliane Marie Centre for Women, Children and Reproduction, Copenhagen University Hospital, and Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen (M.E.I., V.G., L.S.M., C.Y.D.); Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Juliane Marie Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital (C.R.), Copenhagen; Department of Pediatrics, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus (N.B., N.C.) Denmark; and School of Computer Science, University of St. Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom (T.W.K.)

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