What is Fertility Preservation?

Fertility preservation is the procedure of saving or protecting eggs, sperm, or reproductive tissue of the couples, which can use them to have biological children in the future. If someone having certain types of cancer treatment, including chemotherapy or radiotherapy, can get benefits of Fertility Preservation. Fertility preservation is the treatment to help cancer patients retain their fertility. In women with cancer, fertility preservation strategies can apply.

Facts about Fertility Preservation

  • The main methods of fertility preservation are ovarian protection by GnRH agonists, cryopreservation of ovarian tissue.
  • The embryo is thawed and implanted into the uterus is the most common fertility preservation process in women.
  • People with some diseases, disorders affect fertility may benefit from fertility preservation.
  • Exposed to toxic chemicals in the workplace.
  • Having the endometriosis problem
  • treated for cancer
  • Have a genetic disease that affects future fertility.
  • Male fertility can be harmed by the surgical removal of the testicles.
  • Female fertility can be compromised by cancer treatments that involve the surgical removal of the uterus or ovaries.
  • If someone planning for cancer treatment and want to preserve fertility should visit talk to an oncologist or a reproductive specialist.
  • Some women preserve fertility before cancer treatments are Embryo cryopreservation, Egg freezing (oocyte cryopreservation), Ovarian transposition, Surgical removal of the cervix, Ovarian tissue cryopreservation etc.
  • Some men preserve fertility before cancer treatments are Sperm cryopreservation, Gonadal shielding etc.
  • Examples of fertility preservation procedures include sperm banking, egg freezing, in vitro fertilization with embryo freezing.
  • If you’re not ready for a family now can go through the process of Fertility Preservation.