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Making good fertility preservation decisions: tools for women with breast cancer

MichellePeatby Dr Michelle Peate, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Women’s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia

 

The idea that we can have a child when we choose to is an important part of human identity, and having this taken away from us can be really upsetting. Unfortunately, many young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer face this issue. Treatments for their cancer such as chemotherapy, may mean sacrificing their chances for future children.

 

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