Fertility

Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: Study
The BRCA1 gene mutation, which raises the risk of breast cancer by 80 percent, may be linked to having fewer eggs in the ovaries as a woman ages, the Australian investigators said. But a cause-and-effect relationship was not proven. "Although BRCA1 is ... [...]
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Fertility treatments may impact on breast cancer risk
Infertility and hormonal fertility treatments may influence the amount of dense tissue in the breast, a risk factor for breast cancer, according to a study* published in the open access journal Breast Cancer Research. Researchers at Karolinska ... [...]
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Preserving Fertility After Treatment for Breast Cancer
So, all women become less fertile as they age, and that is no different in a breast cancer survivor, and while they are on these drugs their ovaries are naturally aging—it doesn't set the clock back, even when the ovaries are suppressed, because there ... [...]
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