In this podcast, Dr. Erica Mayer reviews research highlights from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. New insights into hormone therapy, targeted therapy, joint stiffness, and fertility preservation are covered.
A cancer diagnosis can affect your ability to have a child in the future. Start thinking about your fertility before treatment starts and how to plan for life after treatment.
Advocate Marcia Donziger describes how a cancer diagnosis changed everything and led her to a career in patient advocacy.
Once you have finished cancer treatment, it is impossible to reconstruct the exact life you had prior to diagnosis. Jennifer Titche talks about the challenges she faces as a young breast cancer survivor and how she is building a life with new goals.
Some cancer treatments may cause infertility, but there are things you can do to preserve your ability to have children. Dr. Kutluk Oktay, a fertility preservation specialist, explains why discussing fertility with your doctor is so important and gives tips for starting these conversations.