"Frozen testicular tissue has for the first time put a monkey into the world, according to a new u.s. study."
"the Result can mean new opportunities for young cancer patients who become sterile as a result of their treatment."
"Male cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy and chemotherapy are at risk to become infertile and can, therefore, opt to freeze their semen before treatment begins. The same opportunity is not available for people with cancer children, who have not yet begun to produce semen."
"But with the birth of apungen Grady has a new hope was kindled, reports the National Geographic."
"the Doctors and researchers at the National primate research center in the us state of Oregon have for the first time managed to make a monkey pregnant with the help of nedfrusna testikelvävnader from a youngster, shows a study published in the journal Science. ..."
"the Scientists froze down testikelvävnader from several monkeys during six months, in the expectation that the monkeys would become sexually mature. The testicular tissue was then transferred in under apes skin, where it got mature with the help of the body's natural hormones for a year. When the grafts were removed after they had produced the sperm that is then successfully used to fertilize an egg from a rhesus monkey."
"Despite the good result, it is a way to go before the same method can be used on people. Several aspects need to be examined, so the impact on the fetus and if the results are the same without that the testicles are surgically removed, as was the case in the current study."