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Option to freeze fertility gives cancer patients hope | WGN-TV

CHICAGO — Preserving life but threatening a patient’s ability to bring life into the world. That’s the dilemma with cancer drugs — some medicines rob young patients of their fertility. Even those much too young to understand the potential loss, now may have an option — the chance to freeze their fertility in time with the hope science will grow as they do.Katie Palermo, cancer patient: “I was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 12 before going into seventh grade. I got to start middle school bald as a girl, so that was really challenging.”

Source: Option to freeze fertility gives cancer patients hope | WGN-TV