An Australian lady named Vali Creus, has become the first and so far the only woman in the world who has given birth to twins after getting ovarian tissue transplanted into abdomen.
Creus was diagnosed with ovarian cancer when she was 19-year-old. At that time one of her ovary was removed and the other was frozen and defrosted many years later. Doctors then grafted this stored ovarian tissue into her abdomen, and it took her almost 3-years to get pregnant. But, Creus never lost the hope of having children. Unfortunately, during the caesarean section, doctors discovered that the cancer had returned, but they were able to remove it in the same surgery and now Creus is completely okay.
Kate Stern, head Associate Professor at IVF Fertility Preservation Service said, "This was a process in which tiny eggs from the ovarian tissue are grown in the lab, as women with a hormone sensitive cancer might have risk of containing residual cancer cells with grafting or stimulation of the ovaries."