Print

Pausing hormone therapy to pursue pregnancy does not increase the short-term risk of early-stage cancer recurrence

https://www.facingourrisk.org/XRAY/pausing-hormone-therapy-to-pursue-pregnancy
Full article: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2212856

Women who paused hormone therapy treatment of early-stage hormone receptor-positive (HR-positive) breast cancer to attempt to get pregnant had no increase in short-term recurrence. (Posted 11/3/23)

Este artículo está disponible en español.

Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider

Open Clinical Trials

The following research studies related to fertility preservation are enrolling patients.

Fertility preservation studies for women

Fertility preservation for men

The following resources focus on fertility and cancer:

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) provides guidelines for fertility in people diagnosed with cancer. 

The NCCN recommends doctors discuss the following with adolescents and adults with cancer before treatment begins:

Doctors should refer patients as indicated for the following services:

About FORCE

FORCE is a national nonprofit organization, established in 1999. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by adult hereditary cancers.