Gestational carrier pregnancy with oocytes obtained during surgery for stage IIIc ovarian cancer after controlled ovarian stimulation

John Zhang, James A. Grifo, Giuseppe Del Priore

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Abstract

Objective: To report a case of gestational carrier pregnancy with oocytes from a stage IIIc ovarian cancer patient. Design: Case report. Setting: University hospital. Patient: A 38-year-old woman with stage IIIc ovarian cancer. Intervention(s): Controlled ovarian stimulation, cancer surgery, and IVF-ET to a gestational carrier. Main Outcome Measure(s): Oocyte fertilization and pregnancy. Result(s): Singleton term delivery occurred after transfer of three frozen-thawed embryos. Conclusion(s): Cryopreservation of embryos derived from IVF of oocytes obtained from ovarian cancer patients should be an option for their future fertility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1547.e15-1547.e17
JournalFertility and Sterility
Volume83
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2005

Keywords

  • Gestational carrier
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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