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Fertility retained in new ovarian cancer treatment

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Young women diagnosed with an early stage of ovarian cancer may be able to have surgery for the disease without losing their fertility.

Traditionally, treatment of ovarian cancer involves removal of both ovaries and the uterus, which puts younger women into menopause and ends their chances of bearing a child.

But a study published Monday in the journal Cancer, by researchers at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, showed that five-year survival rates for stage 1 ovarian cancer…

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