Management of fertility issues in cancer survivors.

Kelton Tremellen, O. M. Petrucco

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: With improved survival of cancer patients, the issue of fertility after treatment assumes greater importance. Consideration of fertility preserving measures before treatment needs to be considered. OBJECTIVE: To discuss an approach to management of fertility issues in survivors of cancer. DISCUSSION: Sensitive early counselling on fertility options is important to cancer survivors hoping to achieve a pregnancy. Assessment of fertility, the safety of a possible pregnancy and the impact of cancer treatments on future fertility treatments all need to be considered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-18
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian Family Physician
Volume32
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2003
Externally publishedYes

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