Many people have the desire to be parents, they may even have the idea in mind as part of their life project. However, there are those who are in a difficult time must make the decision of whether or not they want to be parents in the future, such as cancer patients.
Cancer is a disease that can affect different people regardless of age. In addition, it can originate in any part of the body and affect the functions that should be performed normally.
There are effective treatments for patients to overcome cancer. Cancer treatments such as radiotherapy and chemotherapy are usually the most used; however, they can affect your fertility.
Before starting with this type of treatment you can resort to cryopreservation of ovules or sperm. A doctor should ask you, if possible, if you would like to preserve your fertility before taking treatments.
Fertility preservation refers to preserving the ability to have children in the future. This decision is personal and once you finish the treatments you can choose when you want to have your baby.
In the case of women it is necessary that every day for a couple of weeks they take a hormonal treatment that allows them to have a controlled ovarian stimulation, with subcutaneous medications the follicles are recruited to freeze them.
For men, a semen sample should be obtained to analyze and assess whether they have the quality to freeze, a second sample can be requested to ensure that sperm will achieve pregnancy.
Cryopreservation freezing is slow and forms crystals. The ovules and sperm are kept in nitrogen banks -40°C, by vitrification the cells are dehydrated to freeze.
Using In Vitro Fertilization you can preserve your fertility. The eggs and sperm can be collected and frozen for later use, or freeze the embryos for later.
At Advanced Fertility Center Cancun we offer the cryopreservation service before cancer treatments affect the quality of the ovules or sperm. We guarantee you preserve your fertility indefinitely. Our clinic is certified and has the best technology and fertility specialists that will help you throughout the procedure.
If you are interested in attending our clinic contact us, our specialists will provide more information.
We are located in the city of Cancun, Mexico