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IVI Middle East specialists spread awareness on parenthood post cancer
The IVF institution has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the disease that continues to cause millions of deaths worldwide, Fertility expert says fertility preservation offers hope to cancer patients desirous of starting a family post recovery

IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic will be a part of the world in marking the ‘World Cancer Day by launching a campaign to unfold awareness about the disease and its correlation to fertility and starting a family.

As part of this initiative, IVI Middle East has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the disease that continues to cause millions of deaths worldwide. The campaign pursuits key areas as early detection, expertise of family history, adapting a fine lifestyle that consists of cutting down on smoking and tobacco intake, eating and exercising well, consuming plant-based diet and reducing processed meat, retaining a healthy weight, less salt consumption and getting adequate Vitamin D. The campaign additionally brings to light an essential but lesser acknowledged fact that fertility renovation can help sufferers reap their dream of being parents publish recovery from the disease.

As the number of human beings who are diagnosed with cancer continues to grow, we have to double our efforts to teach our population about the disease as well as key preventive measures, which encompass perception family medical history and adopting a healthy lifestyle. We also reiterate the importance of normal medical check-ups for early detection. If detected early, the possibilities of beating the disease are higher, stated Dr Laura Melado, IVF Specialist, IVI Fertility, Abu Dhabi.

Available figures launched by the International Agency for Research on Cancer confirmed that the international cancer burden grew to an estimated 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 million deaths in 2018. In the Middle East, the World Health Organisation (WHO) forecasted that cancer cases in the vicinity may double by 2030 which is alarming.

“World Cancer Day is an opportunity for us at IVI Middle East to emphasise that, yes, those struggling from cancer can still have children after their therapy through several fertility preservation options. When recovered, physically and mentally, these choices have been a ray of hope for many couples making an attempt to conceive.

A cancer diagnosis is one of the most common reasons couples decide for fertility preservation, present day medical techniques that provides female an option to delay motherhood due to sickness or other reasons. This is due to the fact some common cancer remedies such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy are likely to have an impact on female fertility.

There are presently quite a few different options and treatments available to cancer sufferers for maintaining their fertility, that are performed before their cancer therapy starts. These consist of vitrification of oocytes; freezing of the ovarian tissue; transposition of the ovaries; medical protection of the gonads; and in vitro maturation of oocytes (IVM).

We highly suggest that couples visit a fertility expert to talk about not only their options but get answers to all concerns as well. This way, they can make a more informed decision. Their dream of having a baby does not want to die with the cancer diagnosis or treatment. The developments in reproductive medicine have been extraordinary and can assist them in their parenthood trip after the cancer therapy too, stated Dr Barbara Lawrenz, IVF Specialist, IVI Fertility, Abu Dhabi said.
IVI Middle East manages modern clinics in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Muscat. IVI, a pioneer in the trendy assisted reproduction technology, offers personalized care and support during all levels of treatment. The clinics have a success rate of over 70% - the highest in the region.

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