Understanding Fertility in Female Cancer Patients
In acknowledgment of breast cancer awareness, we want to take the time to spread awareness of how cancer, and the treatment of it, impacts fertility in women. According to The Journal of Women's Health from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, women diagnosed with cancer today have a greater chance of long-term survival than ever before. However, lifesaving treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery often have infertility as a side effect.
Let's discuss some facts about female cancer and the treatment options available.