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Fertility Preservation Improves Live Births after Breast Cancer

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Data obtained from a Swedish cohort suggested that fertility preservation (FP) was successful for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

Around 23% of women who underwent FP had one or more live births following treatment for breast cancer, compared to 9% of those who did not undergo FP. FP was found to be associated with 5- and 10-year cumulative incidences of post-breast cancer live births that were over twice the rates for women who did not have FP.FP was associated with lower all-cause mortality at 5 years as well, noted the investigators in JAMA Oncology. The findings from this nationwide cohort study therefore suggest that successful pregnancy is possible after BC both in women with and without FP; however, FP is tied to significantly higher rates of post-BC live births… (Medpage Today)

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