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City of Hope has so many breakthroughs in cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS - and so many stories - that we've tailored our blog, Breakthroughs, to provide something for every reader. Whether the breakthroughs are about medical research, treatment advances or personal triumphs, they're all connected.

Fertility after cancer | City of Hope
Fertility After Cancer: Your Questions Answered

August 29, 2017 | City of Hope

For many, having a family is an important phase of life after cancer. But cancer can affect the odds of conceiving a baby. Here’s what you need to know about planning for and addressing cancer-related infertility.

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Testicular cancer and fertility
Testicular cancer program's goal: Return patients to normal life

April 13, 2015 | Abe Rosenberg

There's never a “good” time for cancer to strike. With testicular cancer, the timing can seem particularly unfair. This disease targets young adults in the prime of life; otherwise healthy people unaccustomed to any serious illness, let alone cancer.

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Female reproductive system
With hysterectomies, consider leaving the ovaries in, study suggests

March 25, 2013 | Hiu Chung So

In the U.S., approximately 600,000 hysterectomies are performed each year and about half of them are accompanied by a bilateral oophorectomy, the removal of both ovaries. The rationale is that their removal will practically eliminate the risk of ovarian cancer and substantially lower the risk of breast cancer, too.

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