Fertility and family planning decisions for women before, during and after cancer treatment:

Women diagnosed with cancer are faced with making decisions about their fertility before, during and after their cancer treatment.

The diagram below shows these fertility decisions, linking them to each stage of cancer treatment. At each stage, talk with your cancer care team and fertility care team, partner, family and friends. This will help you be informed and make the right decision for you.

The summary table on this page compares the different fertility preservation options. You can use this summary to help you think about the best decision for you.

Finally, there may be other new and emerging fertility treatments that are in the early stages of research and development. For example, a womb transplant. Talk to your fertility care team about these.

Diagram below: Linking fertility options for women before, during and after cancer treatment:

Linking fertility options for women before, during and after cancer treatment

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