Randi Fishman received a gift of life from Erin Silverman, her older sister, who became a surrogate for Fishman after she was diagnosed with breast cancer several years ago and had been cautioned against getting pregnant.
Source: Stuff NZ
A gay man suffering severe pain from cancer was mortified to discover he was only able to donate sperm to a female partner.
Logan Morton, 22, received the shock diagnosis he had acute myeloid leukemia in April last year, and after being warned the treatment could make him infertile, arranged to store healthy sperm through Fertility Associates.
Severely debilitated from the cancer, Morton asked a nurse to fill out the paperwork, and noticed afterwards that he was only given the option of donating his sperm to a female partner.
New Delhi [India], Feb 3 (ANI): About 50% of the cancer patients in India are under the age of 50. Apart from other things, this alarming rate of young cancer victims has also created concerns about preservation of their fertility.
However, experts indicate that the recent technologies and advancements in the IVF sector can help cancer patients to keep the fertility window open for a longer time. Today, cancer victims not only have a better rate of survival but can also think about raising a child and starting a family.