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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2013, Article ID 125080, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/125080
Research Article

Anti-Müllerian Hormone as a Sensitive Marker of Ovarian Function in Young Cancer Survivors

1Department of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology, Medical University of Bialystok, Waszyngtona 17, 15-274 Bialystok, Poland
2Department of Pediatric Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical University of Bialystok, Poland

Received 15 April 2013; Accepted 7 October 2013

Academic Editor: Kai J. Buhling

Copyright © 2013 Maryna Krawczuk-Rybak et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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