Shauna L. Gardino

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Oncofertility, an emerging discipline at the intersection of cancer and fertility, strives to give cancer patients options when they are confronting potential infertility as a consequence of cancer treatment. Fertility preservation decisions must be made before treatment begins, adding stress to the decision-making process. Healthcare providers need to be(More)
Advances in cancer therapy are allowing patients to live longer, healthier lives, changing the landscape of survivorship, and opportunities for life after disease. These cancer therapies, though, are not without consequences: more cancer patients are burdened with the long-term side effects of aggressive cancer therapies. An important example is the impact(More)
INTRODUCTION Recent improvements in cancer detection, treatment, and technology have increased survivorship rates. These same life-saving treatments, however, can lead to infertility or sterility. Oncofertility, an emerging field at the intersection of cancer and oncology, centers on providing cancer patients with the potential to preserve their biological(More)
Purpose Oncofertility, an emerging discipline at the intersection of cancer and fertility, strives to give cancer patients options when they are confronting potential infertility as a consequence of cancer treatment. Fertility preservation decisions must be made before treatment begins, adding stress to the decision-making process. Methods Healthcare(More)
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