By Michael Le Page
A clinic in Belgium has been given the go-ahead to re-implant frozen testicular tissue to obtain sperm for fertility treatments. The hope is that the procedure will allow those whose fertility was destroyed by cancer treatments before they reached puberty to have children.
“Our protocol has been approved by the ethical committee, and now we are waiting for the first case,” says Ellen Goossens at the Free University in Brussels (VUB). “It can be expected in the near future.”
Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy or …
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