Acta Scientific Cancer Biology (ASCB) (ISSN: 2582-4473)

Review Article Volume 5 Issue 10

Significance of Fertility Preservation in Patients Undergoing Cancer Chemotherapy Specifically in Adolescents/Young Adults Requiring Alkylating Agent - A Short Communication

Kulvinder Kochar Kaur1*, Gautam Allahbadia2 and Mandeep Singh3

1Scientific Director, Dr Kulvinder Kaur Centre for Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
2Scientific Director, Rotunda-A Centre for Human Reproduction, Mumbai, India
3Consultant Neurologist, Swami Satyan and Hospital, Jalandhar, Punjab, India

*Corresponding Author: Kulvinder Kochar Kaur, Scientific Director, Dr Kulvinder Kaur Centre for Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.

Received: September 15, 2021; Published: September 25, 2021


With the greater advancements in field of cancer treatment, the survival rates have escalated remarkably, thus the need arising for the fertility preservation in the survivors with regards to oocyte/embryo/ovarian tissue cryopreservation has assumed great importance particularly for those receiving chemotherapy that too with alkylating agents. Furthermore, the need further is enhanced in younger adults along with adolescents diagnosed for cancer and need chemotherapy and are yet to attain puberty where it might not be feasible to do cryopreservation of oocytes. The aim of this short communication is to emphasize on the young cancer patients in whom a diagnosis of cancer is made and which patients stand a chance of generation of diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) who receive chemotherapy as well as the agents that justify evaluation of Antimullerian hormone (AMH) as well as other investigations required prior to initiation of chemotherapy.

Keywords: Cancer; Chemotherapy; Alkylating Agents; Fertility Preservation


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Citation: Kulvinder Kochar Kaur., et al. “Significance of Fertility Preservation in Patients Undergoing Cancer Chemotherapy Specifically in Adolescents/Young Adults Requiring Alkylating Agent - A Short Communication”. Acta Scientific Cancer Biology 5.10 (2021): 22-25.


Copyright: © 2021 Kulvinder Kochar Kaur., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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