Dr Joseph Sgroi is part of a group of Melbourne IVF specialists providing care to women prior to cancer treatment. Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation can impact a woman’s feritlity. The impact can be temporary or permanent resulting in infertility
This could be caused by:
Dr Joseph Sgroi will liaise with your oncologist and provide you with the best treatment to protect your future fertility. This may include:
Some women choose to delay their reproductive life due to social reasons. Many are now choosing to freeze their eggs at a young age to protect against the natural decline of ovarian function later in life. This is in part because age-related infertility in women is one of the most common issues seen by Dr Sgroi.
As the technique for egg freezing is relatively new, it is not possible to give precise figures for the chance of pregnancy after freezing.
Currently we would expect that:
The age when a woman’s eggs are frozen will ultimately effect her change of pregnancy later in life.