Is it safe for BRCA mutation carriers to become pregnant following breast cancer?
Full article: https://meetinglibrary.asco.org/record/171854/abstract
New research shows that pregnancy after breast cancer is safe for women with BRCA mutations and their babies. (9/4/19)
Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider
- Is it safe for me to become pregnant after treatment for breast cancer?
- How long after treatment should I wait to become pregnant?
- Can I interrupt hormonal therapy to become pregnant?
- How will my breast cancer treatment affect my ability to get become pregnant?
- How will my breast cancer diagnosis and treatment affect the health of a my baby?
- How will a pregnancy after breast cancer impact my future health?
- Before I start treatment, is there anything that I should know about preserving my fertility?
Open Clinical Trials
The following research studies related to fertility preservation are enrolling patients.
Fertility preservation studies for women
Fertility preservation for men
- NCT02972801: Testicular Tissue Cryopreservation for Fertility Preservation. Testicular tissue cryopreservation is an experimental procedure involving testicular tissue that is retrieved and frozen. This technique is reserved for young male patients, with the ultimate goal that their tissue may be used in the future to restore fertility when experimental techniques emerge from the research pipeline.
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.