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Table 1. Diseases affecting each group of patients who were referred to the San Raffaele Oncofertility Unit for evaluation of fertility reservation between April 2011 and June 2014

From: Fertility preservation in female cancer patients: a single center experience

Disease affecting patients Number of patients (%)
Oocyte cryopreservation 47 (48.9)
  Breast cancer 17 (17.7)
  Sarcoma 10 (10.4)
  Hematologic malignancy 15 (15.6)
  Nervous system tumor 3 (3.1)
  Bowel cancer 1 (1.0)
  Thyroid tumor 1 (1.0)
Ovarian tissue cryopreservation 20 (20.8)
  Nervous system tumor 10 (10.4)
  Sarcoma 5 (5.2)
  Hematologic malignancy 3 (3.1)
  Breast cancer 1 (1.0)
  Wilms’ tumor 1 (1.0)
Not recruited for fertility preservation 29 (30.2)
  Breast cancer 12 (12.5)
  Hematologic malignancy 10 (10.4)
  Sarcoma 5 (5.2)
  Bowel cancer 2 (2.1)