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Cancer Treatment Women | Risk Factors Associated with Premature Ovarian Failure

Purpose:

To identify a premenopausal woman who is at risk for premature ovarian failure following therapy for cancer.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T45.1

Description:

Schover listed several risk factors for premature ovarian failure in a woman being treated for cancer. A woman enters permanent menopause once the number of primordial follicles drops below a critical level. The author is from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

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