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Title Breast cancer, fertility preservation and reproduction / Nicoletta Biglia, Fedro Alessandro Peccatori, editors.

Published Cham : Springer, 2015.


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Physical description 1 online resource (vii, 102 pages) : color illustrations
Series Springer English/International eBooks 2015 - Full Set
Contents Epidemiology of breast cancer in young women -- Managing breast cancer in young women -- Impact of breast cancer treatment on fertility -- Fertility preservation, ART, and breast cancer -- Breast cancer during pregnancy -- Pregnancy after breast cancer -- Reproductive issues in BRCA mutation carriers.
Summary This book provides a comprehensive overview on fertility issues in patients with breast cancer . The impact of treatments on fertility is clearly explained and all the available options for fertility preservation are discussed. Guidance is offered on management options when breast cancer arises during pregnancy and when pregnancy occurs after breast cancer. In addition, the management of high risk patients with regard to their reproductive life, risks of assisted reproduction, optimal contraception is enclosed. Answers are provided to a wide range of questions, including: What fertility sparing options are available for ER+ patients? Is ovarian tissue freezing ready for prime time? What is the role of LHRH analogues ?What is the impact of pregnancy after breast cancer ? What advice should be given on the timing of pregnancy after treatment? Is breast feeding possible? Physicians will find this book an invaluable aid in providing flawless counseling to their patients and ensuring that they receive optimal management.
Other author Biglia, Nicoletta, editor.
Peccatori, F. (Fedro), editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Breast -- Cancer -- Treatment -- Complications.
Fertility -- Effect of drugs on.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319172781
3319172778 (print)
9783319172774 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-17278-1