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This section provides information on the following topics:
Learn about the complex relationship between menopause and cancer, including cancer risk, cancer treatment, cancer and hormone replacement therapy, and men and menopausal symptoms.
Learn how cancer treatment can affect fertility, and get advice about talking with your health care team about the potential fertility-related side effects of your treatment plan.
Find out about the different options men and women have to preserve their fertility before starting cancer treatment, as well as potential physical, economic, and ethical factors to consider.
Learn about becoming pregnant after finishing cancer treatment, including recommended timelines for trying to become pregnant, potential effects of cancer treatment on labor and delivery, and coping with other physical and emotional concerns.
Find out about other options for having children that are available to infertile couples, including assisted reproduction techniques, surrogacy, gestational carriers, and adoption.
Learn how cancer is diagnosed and treated during pregnancy to try to ensure the health of both the mother and the baby.
Learn more about common problems and concerns that people have about their sex life following cancer treatment, including ways to cope.
Learn about where to find sources of support for individuals and couples facing sexuality changes during and after cancer treatment.