Reproductive and hormonal considerations in women at increased risk for hereditary gynecologic cancers: Society of Gynecologic Oncology and American Society for Reproductive Medicine Evidence-Based Review

Women predisposed to hereditary gynecologic cancer have options for fertility preservation, preimplantation genetic testing to select embryos without pathogenic variants, pregnancy through gestational carriers after hysterectomy and hormone replacement.

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Volume 112, Issue 6, Pages 1034–1042

Authors:

Lee-may Chen, Stephanie V. Blank, Elizabeth Burton, Karen Glass, Elizabeth Penick, Terri Woodard

Abstract:

Providers who care for women at risk for hereditary gynecologic cancers must consider the impact of these conditions on reproductive and hormonal health. This document reviews potential options for cancer prevention, family building, genetic testing and management of surgical menopause in this patient population.


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Fertility and Sterility

Editorial Office, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Fertility and Sterility® is an international journal for obstetricians, gynecologists, reproductive endocrinologists, urologists, basic scientists and others who treat and investigate problems of infertility and human reproductive disorders. The journal publishes juried original scientific articles in clinical and laboratory research relevant to reproductive endocrinology, urology, andrology, physiology, immunology, genetics, contraception, and menopause. Fertility and Sterility® encourages and supports meaningful basic and clinical research, and facilitates and promotes excellence in professional education, in the field of reproductive medicine.

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