Journal article

Fertility Preservation in Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer 3 Communication and ethical considerations for fertility preservation for patients with childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer: recommendations from the PanCareLIFE Consortium and the International Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Guideline Harmonization Group

Renee L Mulder, Anna Font-Gonzalez, Eline van Dulmen-den Broeder, Gwendolyn P Quinn, Jill P Ginsberg, Erik AH Loeffen, Melissa M Hudson, Karen C Burns, Hanneke M van Santen, Claire Berger, Tamara Diesch, Uta Dirksen, Aleksander Giwercman, Clarisa Gracia, Sarah E Hunter, Joanne F Kelvin, James L Klosky, Joop SE Laven, Barbara A Lockart, Sebastian JCMM Neggers Show all

LANCET ONCOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

Patients with childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer who will be treated with gonadotoxic therapies are at increased risk for infertility. Many patients and their families desire biological children but effective communication about treatment-related infertility risk and procedures for fertility preservation does not always happen. The PanCareLIFE Consortium and the International Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Guideline Harmonization Group reviewed the literature and developed a clinical practice guideline that provides recommendations for ongoing communication methods for fertility preservation for patients who were diagnosed with childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer at ag..

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