Ovarian tissue transplant results in pregnancy

Scientists have successfully re-implanted ovarian tissue into a 43 year old woman, resulting in pregnancy.

The procedure offers hope to women whose fertility is threatened by cancer treatments.

Ovarian tissue is collected by a gynaecologist within 24 hours of cancer diagnosis and sent to a laboratory and frozen.

The reimplantation process involves thawing, liquefing and reinserting the tissue into the woman’s ovaries.

Read more at Monash University