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Title Oncofertility : fertility preservation for cancer survivors / edited by Teresa K. Woodruff, Karrie Ann Snyder.
Imprint [New York] : Springer Verlag, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 262 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series CTAR ; v. 138
C.T.A.R. ; v. 138
Cancer treatment and research ; v. 138.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Cancer -- Treatment -- Complications.
Fertility, Human.
Cells -- Cryopreservation.
Infertility, Female -- etiology.
Antineoplastic Agents -- adverse effects.
Cryopreservation -- ethics.
Infertility, Male -- etiology.
Neoplasms -- complications.
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Contents Part I. Introduction -- The emergence of a new discipline: oncofertility / Teresa K. Woodruff -- Part II. Fertility risk and treatment options -- Fertility management for women with cancer / Sanjay K. Agarwal and R. Jeffrey Chang -- Fertility preservation in adult male cancer patients / Robert E. Brannigan -- Managing fertility in childhood cancer patients / Kimberley J. Dilley -- Fertility risk in pediatric and adolescent cancers / Clarisa R. Gracia and Jill P. Ginsberg -- Part III. Oncofertility techniques and research -- Bioengieneering and the ovarian follicle / Min Xu, Teresa K. Woodruff, and Lonnie D. Shea -- The science of cryobiology / Steven F. Muller and John K. Critser -- Ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation: banking reproductive potential for the future / David Lee -- Progress, history and promise of ovarian cryopreservation and transplantation for pediatric cancer patients / Yasmin Gosiengfiao -- Part IV. Health care decision-making -- Oncofertility and the social sciences / Karrie Ann Snyder -- Shared decision making: fertility and pediatric cancers / Marla L. Clayman, Kathleen M. Galvin, and Paul Arnston -- Part V. Ethical and psychosocial impact of cancer-related infertility -- Today's research, tomorrows cures: the ethical implications of oncofertility / Leilah E. Backhus and Laurie Zoloth -- The psychosocial context of cancer-related infertility / Matthew J. Loscalzo and Karen L. Clark -- Childhood cancer: fertility and psychosocial implications / Karen E. Kinahan, Aarati Didwania, and Carrie L. Nieman.
Fertility preservation and adolescent cancer patients: lessons from adult survivors of childhood cancer and their parents / Carrie L. Nieman [and others] -- Part VI. Training in a new medical discipline and medical guidelines -- Oncofertility: a new medical discipline and the emerging scholar / Laxmi A. Kondapalli -- Oncofertility Consortium consensus statement: guidelines for ovarian tissue cryopreservation / Leilah E. Backhus [and others] -- Part VII. Patient stories and oncofertility -- Personal accounts of cancer and infertility / provided by Fertile Hope.
Summary Oncofertility is an interdisciplinary field bridging biomedical, social sciences and examines issues regarding an individual's fertility options, choice and goals in light of cancer diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. This volume covers various aspects of Oncofertility, including medical, ethical and social.
Other Author Woodruff, Teresa K., 1963-
Snyder, Karrie Ann.
Other Title Print version: Oncofertility. [New York] : Springer Verlag, 2007 9780387722924 0387722920