Cancer and contraception. Release date May 2012. SFP Guideline #20121.

  title={Cancer and contraception. Release date May 2012. SFP Guideline #20121.},
  author={Ashlesha Patel and Eleanor Bimla Schwarz},
  volume={86 3},
As a result of advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment, young women within the reproductive-aged group are now more likely to survive cancer. Reproductive-aged women with cancer may be interested in deferring pregnancy either temporarily or permanently at cancer diagnosis, during therapy or after treatment. Currently, there are limited guidelines to aide clinicians in managing the contraceptive needs in this special population. After reviewing the evidence regarding the safety and efficacy… CONTINUE READING


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