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ra0001s026 | Preserving fertility | WCRB2014

Protecting female fertility during anti-cancer treatment

Hutt Karla

A common side-effect of standard cytotoxic cancer therapy is infertility and pre-mature menopause resulting from collateral damage sustained by the ovaries during treatment. The survival rates for many cancers has improved greatly during recent years and consequently there has been considerable interest in the development of new and innovative strategies to protect the fertility and health of women post-cancer treatment. Towards this end, we are investigating the cellular mech...