New study looks at how chemo affects childhood cancer survivors’ ability to have kids later in life
March 22, 2016
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
A new Fred Hutch sheds light on the degree chemo can impact the fertility of childhood cancer survivors and suggests steps young cancer patients (and their parents) may want to take before they receive treatment. Lead author Dr. Eric Chow weighs in.
New study finds young male cancer patients twice as likely to be counseled on preserving fertility
July 27, 2015
| By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service
A new nationwide study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s reveals that young male cancer patients were twice as likely as young women to be counseled on ways to preserve their fertility, such as freezing sperm or eggs.
Van Gilst study in worms suggests how fertility may be extended past reproductive prime
Aug. 31, 2009
| By Kristen Woodward
Scientific dogma has long asserted that females are born with their entire lifetime’s supply of eggs, and once they’re gone, they’re gone. New findings by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, published online Aug. 27 in Science, suggest that in nematode worms, at least, this does not hold true.