Women who had cancer as children are at greater risk for infertility.
There’s encouraging news for these women, however, in a study published in Lancet Oncology this week, which found that nearly two-thirds of those who tried and failed to get pregnant for at least one year eventually went on to conceive.
Read Young Cancer Survivors may have better Pregnancy Odds than previously thought, by Catherine Pearson, HuffPost Women, 07/16/2013.
Sources: Infertility, infertility treatment, and achievement of pregnancy in female survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort
The Lancet Oncology, Early Online Publication, 13 July 2013.