A diagnosis of breast cancer could have a direct effect on the fertility of a woman, even before they have received any cancer treatment. The progress made in recent years in the approach and treatment of breast cancer have led to that, today, 8 out of every 10 women overcome the disease at 5 years from diagnosis. This situation, coupled with the fact that they are on the increase cases of diagnosis of breast cancer in women under 45 years of age, credited to many young women can see it hindered his desire of becoming mothers at the time of diagnosis.

It is for this reason that it is of the utmost importance that you speak with your medical specialist about the preservation of your fertility before starting any treatment, so as to achieve your dream of becoming a mother once you have beaten cancer.

How is affected the fertility treatments against cancer

Fertility problems derived from the cancer or the cancer treatment occur in two main ways:

  • damage to the organs involved in reproduction, such as the ovaries, the fallopian Tubes, the uterus and the cervix;
  • damage to the organs involved in the production of hormones, such as the ovaries.

The ovaries stored the egg of the woman. The damage to these organs may reduce the ovarian reserve. The ovarian reserve is the total amount of immature eggs in both ovaries. The loss of healthy eggs cause infertility and early menopause.

What are the techniques of preservation of fertility available in Latid Fertility Center?

Now in The Savior you can find the techniques of preservation of fertility of the latest technology:

  1. The vitrification of embryos is the technique that currently has more experience in its use, and more likely to achieve a pregnancy. They are, however, it is menormente used since it requires that the woman has a partner, or resort to the donation of sperm at the time of diagnosis. Involves the cryopreservation of the embryo for subsequent use by means of a transfer of embryos desvitrificados.
  2. The vitrification of eggs for later use in in vitro fertilization is another of the techniques, which has greatly improved the viability of the eggs. This technique has the advantage of not having the need of the woman to have a couple at the time of diagnosis.

Both techniques require an ovarian stimulation prior, that is to say, of the administration of hormonal drugs that stimulate the ovaries to produce an appropriate number of eggs, which are sucked up for subsequent vitrification. In Latid Fertility Center you will be able to find specialists with technical qualifications and professional, unique in the country for the management of infertility, that of the hand of your oncology specialist, you will be able to guide you on the best way to fulfill your dream of being a mother in the future. We invite you to schedule a meeting, either in person or by telemedicine.