Approximately 130, 000 of people diagnosed with cancer in the United States each year are in their reproductive years and 1, 000, 000 cancer survivors are diagnosed during their reproductive years. Whether you're a newly diagnosed cancer patient, a survivor, or loved one of someone suffering from infertility, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions a Answers About Cancer a Fertility, provides practical, authoritative answers to 100 of the most common questions asked by cancer patients and survivors about fertility. Written by an ObGyn/reproductive medicine specialist and cancer/fertility patient advocate, with commentary from actual patients, this is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, physical, and emotional turmoil of cancer and infertility.Chemotherapy or radiation might have damaged a significant portion of your egg reserve, bringing you much closer to menopause than you would otherwise be. ... your oncologist will not allow you to get pregnant for many years, or if you face the potential of having more sterilizing ... If you do not experience infertility or go into menopause right after treatment, natural conception may be an option for you .
|Title||:||100 Questions & Answers About Cancer & Fertility|
|Author||:||Kutluk H. Oktay, Lindsay Nohr Beck, Joyce Dillion Reinecke|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2007-08|