Millions of women in the U.S. will face a breast cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. For many young women, the lifesaving treatment they need to overcome breast cancer can also result in them becoming infertile. In the infographic below, the fertility experts at The Center for Reproductive Medicine in Mobile, Alabama discuss why some treatments can cause infertility and what options are available to young women who want to preserve their ability to have a family after treatment.
While breast cancer treatments may negatively impact your fertility, there is hope. Some women may be able to freeze their eggs or embryos prior to starting treatment, and others may be able to use an egg donor in order to make their dreams of family a reality. If you are facing a breast cancer diagnosis and want to learn more about preserving your fertility, the first step is coming in for a consultation with one of our fertility specialists. To schedule your consultation, contact us today at 251-438-4200.