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Fertility After Cancer
May 19, 2017
Beating cancer is a tremendous feat for anyone to conquer. Unfortunately, many cancer treatments make it impossible for people to later conceive a child naturally. With enough financial resources, some patients diagnosed with cancer will seek egg or sperm retrieval and cryopreservation but these processes are rarely covered by insurance. Dr. Steve Xu and Dr. Jessica Walter, both resident physicians at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine discuss the issues facing cancer patients and what legislators need to do now to ensure that cancer patients can have their own children following treatment. Read more from this Chicago Tribune article here.
The diagnosis of cancer and/or another life threatening and changing disease can be devastating. Facing the loss of one’s health coupled with fear of the unknown, all the while needing to make decisions big and small about what best course of action is needed to achieve the best result, leaves little time for anything else...
For those of you who don't know, osteoporosis is a bone disease that can affect bone density and cause fractures. It isn't a disease that is commonly tested in young women, but you are at a higher risk if you have experienced eating disorders, arthritis or excessive steroid use...