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Study suggests most female childhood cancer survivors have good chance of becoming pregnant

For women who have survived childhood cancer, the impact of modern chemotherapy regimens on the likelihood of becoming pregnant is generally small, and most have a good chance of conceiving, according to one of the largest studies of its kind published in The Lancet Oncology. In contrast, male survivors of childhood cancer are significantly less likely to have children, especially if they are treated with chemotherapy regimens containing high doses of commonly used alkylating drugs and cisplatin.

Read more here: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-03/tl-tlo032116.php

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