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Saving fertility not priority at most cancer centers

Infertility is one of the most distressing long-term side effects of cancer treatment for adolescents and young adults. Yet the leading National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers — which should be leaders in fertility preservation — aren’t doing an adequate job of helping patients protect their fertility. Most of these centers do not have policies to consistently identify which patients may be at risk for fertility loss, inform patients of this risk or refer them to fert…

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-12/nu-…

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