Cancer survivor, 26, undergoes first-ever ovary operation by a ROBOT to implant her ovarian tissue which was frozen 11 years ago



Ovarian tissue frozen 11 years ago has been transplanted back into the womb of a 26-year-old cancer survivor using a robot.
The woman was 15 when she decided to have her eggs removed so she could have a chance of starting a family despite undergoing fertility-crushing chemotherapy to cure her recurrent leukemia.
Her tissue was removed by Dr Kutluk Oktay, the pioneering NYU Winthrop embryologist who invented the precise freezing procedure in 1999.  
Now newly-married, the patient - who wishes to remain unidentified until she conceives - has returned to Dr Otkay's clinic to have her tissue... read more

 
27 November 2017 in Health, Views: 52
Source: Daily Mail
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