Oncology Peer Review On-The-Go: Fertility Preservation Decision-Making for Adolescents with Cancer

November 24, 2020
Matthew Fowler

The latest episode of the journal ONCOLOGY’s podcast features an article published in the November issue discussing fertility preservation and decision-making for young adults with cancer.

This episode of "Oncology Peer Review On-The-Go" looks at an article published in the November issue of the journal ONCOLOGY, titled “Supporting Decision-Making on Fertility Preservation Among Adolescent and Young Adult Women With Cancer.” The piece examines oncofertility, unexpected cancer diagnoses and the decision-making process for young adult patients. For a breakdown of the article, CancerNetwork spoke with co-author of the review article, Jackelyn Payne, MPH, MA, a doctoral student in the department of psychology at Stony Brook University.

For the response perspective, CancerNetwork spoke with Elizabeth Constance, MD, who is an associate professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Constance wrote a perspective piece published in the journal ONCOLOGY titled “Opening Doors: Fertility Preservation for Adolescents and Young Adults Facing Gonadotoxic Therapy.” The piece highlights the evolving decision-making process for patients, the potential for multi-disciplinary treatment teams and more.

To read the full article, visit cancernetwork.com.

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