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Women of reproductive age that will undergo cancer treatment may participate in a study to preserve ovarian tissue. Participants undergo surgical removal of ovarian tissue. Eighty percent of the tissue frozen and stored for the patient's future use. Twenty percent of the tissue is used for research purposes-studies conducted to determine if the eggs can be matured in the laboratory.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Woman Who Will be Undergoing Chemotherapy
Active, not recruiting
University of Pennsylvania
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:20-0400
To assess any serious systemic reaction within 30 minutes after Td immunization in pregnant woman
Malaria is a common disease in Africa and a major health problem. Pregnant women are also at risk of malaria. Malaria in pregnancy is life threatening to both the mother and the baby she i...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether women who are offered screening colonoscopy will be more likely to schedule and complete this procedure if they are given the option of a ...
Exercise in all Chemotherapy (EnACT) is a study to assess safety, feasibility, and acceptability of an exercise program within chemotherapy. This will be a single group study to capture th...
The investigators propose to treat couples who wish to have a child in which the man is HIV-positive and the woman is HIV-negative. The investigators call these couples HIV-discordant. On...
The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the available evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of auricular acupressure (AA) therapy for preventing constipation in leukemia patients...
We analyzed the prevalence of gustatory test abnormalities in breast cancer (BC) patients undergoing chemotherapy.
Patients with gastrointestinal tract (GIT) cancer undergoing chemotherapy often experience several symptoms that constitute symptom clusters and can cause patients to suffer. Effective interventions a...
To compare the general quality of life of women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy in a public and a private institution.
Monitoring treatment response after chemotherapy of gadolinium-(Gd)-negative gliomas is challenging as conventional MRI often indicates no radiological changes. We hypothesize that F-FET-PET can be us...
Drug treatment designed to further diminish the disease toward complete remission following INDUCTION CHEMOTHERAPY. It helps to consolidate the gains during induction chemotherapy and may be followed by MAINTENANCE CHEMOTHERAPY.
Treatment designed to help prevent a relapse of a disease following the successful primary treatments (INDUCTION CHEMOTHERAPY and CONSOLIDATION CHEMOTHERAPY) with a long-term low-dose drug therapy.
The inflammation of a sweat gland (usually of the apocrine type). The condition can be idiopathic or occur as a result of or in association with another underlying condition. Neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis is a relatively rare variant that has been reported in patients undergoing chemotherapy, usually for non-Hodgkin lymphomas or leukemic conditions.
Initial drug treatment designed to bring about REMISSION INDUCTION. It is typically a short-term and high-dose drug treatment that is followed by CONSOLIDATION CHEMOTHERAPY and then MAINTENANCE CHEMOTHERAPY.
FEVER accompanied by a significant reduction in NEUTROPHIL count associated with CHEMOTHERAPY.
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...
Head and neck cancers
Cancer can occur in any of the tissues or organs in the head and neck. There are over 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area. Mouth cancers (oral cancers) - Mouth cancer can develop on the lip, the tongue, the floor...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...