Take your time, follow your heart: strategies for communication about family planning
Full article: https://www.nature.com/articles/nature25465
When a woman is newly diagnosed with a BRCA mutation, she faces many risk management decisions. Although many of these decisions impact family planning, little guidance is available on how to communicate this information. This study examines female previvors’ advice on effective strategies for discussing family planning decisions. (03/28/18)
Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider
- What are the key points to consider when balancing family planning with cancer risk reduction?
- I want to have children, what are my options for managing my risk for cancer?
- I want to breastfeed my child but I'm worried about breast cancer, what are my options?
- My husband and I need help communicating about my medical decisions, can you recommend an expert for couples counseling?
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.