Ovarian suppression is one of the procedures that allow female fertility to be preserved prior to cancer treatment. This technique consists of blocking ovarian activity, thus reducing the number of eggs damaged by the cancer treatment.
To do this, the ovarian suppression protocol will begin two weeks before cancer treatment with the administration of GnRH agonists.
Read the full article on: Preserving Fertility in Women with Cancer ( 54).
By Blanca Paraíso M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Marita Espejo Catena M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 04/27/2023