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 reproductive specialist and ovarian biologist 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... read more

 
27 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 45
Source: Daily Mail
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