Questions to ask your cancer care team or GP

The following questions may help you talk with your cancer care team or GP about family planning after cancer treatment:

 

  • How will I know if I am fertile after cancer treatment?
  • How long before I will know if I am fertile?
  • Are there any tests that I can take to check if I am still fertile after cancer treatment?
  • Would a future pregnancy affect the chances of the cancer coming back?
  • Assuming I can still have children, how long after treatment should I wait?
  • If I become pregnant after treatment for cancer, will my child have a higher chance of getting cancer?
  • If I didn’t preserve my fertility before treatment, do I still have options?
  • Would using any fertility preservation option affect my chances of the cancer coming back?