George M Grunert MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, HFS IVF Program Director

Adolescents with cancer concerned about their future reproductive health

Adolescents with cancer concerned about their future reproductive health
"Overall, parents underestimated their daughters' reproductive concerns," Quinn said. "The majority of adolescents reported a strong desire for future parenthood, whereas parents expected their daughters to be satisfied with survivorship."

"Overall, parents underestimated their daughters' reproductive concerns," Quinn said. "The majority of adolescents reported a strong desire for future parenthood, whereas parents expected their daughters to be satisfied with survivorship."

"Our findings suggest that discussion about future parenting should be encouraged with adolescent patients before they begin treatment," concluded Quinn.

Source: Medical News today

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