There are a variety of fertility preservation options for women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. “It’s incredibly important that patients feel comfortable talking to their doctor about these very personal issues,” says Dr. Elizabeth Comen, a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and a medical advisor to SurvivorNet.
While it is possible to have a baby after going through cancer treatment, that decision will depend on the kind of breast cancer you have and the kind of treatment you received. Dr. Comen advises having a discussion with your doctor early on in your cancer journey so you can explore all your options. These may include egg or embryo freezing.Read More