With the impact of cancer treatment on fertility a significant concern for many young women with cancer, it is important to ensure that a comprehensive fertility plan is put together for women who desire pregnancy or childbirth after treatment. This should be developed collaboratively between the oncologist and fertility specialists, taking into account timings for treatments such as chemotherapy or targeted therapy to ensure seamless care. There are a number of options available including:
Supporting you with your fertility preservation options
How we can help
The Icon Young Women’s Cancer Program will allow you to discuss fertility preservation options with your oncologist who will seamlessly link patients with fertility experts to help facilitate appointments and procedures.
Sexual health can also be a concern for many patients throughout treatment and well into survivorship. For further information on the impact of cancer treatment on sexual health and how we can help, visit the My wellbeing page.