Fertility Preservation in Pediatric and Adolescent Oncology Patients: The Decision-Making Process of Parents
Nancy Li, Yasmin Jayasinghe, Matthew A Kemertzis, Paddy Moore, Michelle Peate
JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT ONCOLOGY | MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC | Published : 2017
PURPOSE: Decisions surrounding fertility preservation (FP) in children, adolescents, and adults can be difficult due to the distress of a cancer diagnosis, time constraints for decision-making, and lack of efficacy data. This review examines the decision-making process of oncology patients and their parents (if patients are in the pediatric or adolescent population) to better understand experiences of decisional conflict and regret. METHODS: Two electronic databases, Embase and Pubmed, were searched using the terms (Decision-making OR Conflict (Psychology) OR Decision regret) AND (Freezing OR Oocyte OR Ovarian tissue OR Semen preservation OR Fertility preservation OR Cryopreservation) AND (N..View full abstract
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Awarded by National Breast Cancer Foundation Early Career Fellowship
Awarded by National Breast Cancer Foundation
Michelle Peate is supported by a National Breast Cancer Foundation Early Career Fellowship (ECF-15-005). Yasmin Jayasinghe is supported by an early career grant from the Victorian Cancer Agency. The authors thank Lynn Gillam for her support and assistance.