This website aims to help women with cancer make decisions about fertility preservation before starting their cancer treatment.
For some women, cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal and surgical therapies may cause long-lasting fertility problems and may reduce the future chances of becoming pregnant. The ways in which cancer treatments affect fertility depends upon the type of cancer and the treatment you may have.
This website has information to help you:
- Understand more about how cancer treatments may cause fertility problems in women.
- Understand more about how women with cancer can preserve their fertility, before starting cancer treatment.
- Understand which options to preserve fertility may fit best into your life.
- Understand family planning decisions during and after cancer treatment.
Fertility preservation treatments are ways of helping women with cancer have a higher chance of becoming pregnant and having a child in the future after their cancer treatment. Not all women that have cancer treatment will have a fertility problem in the future.
This website may be helpful to you if:
- You have recently been diagnosed with cancer.
- You may want to become pregnant and try to have a child in the future after your cancer treatment has been completed.
- You would like more information to help you make a decision about fertility preservation.