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Care Guideline 4: Fertility and Breast Cancer

You should be given a full explanation during initial treatment planning about the possible impact on fertility. To get the full story on all the Guidelines go to www.Rethinkbreastcancer.com/Careguidelines

FERTILITY: An Unresolved Struggle for Young People with Cancer

If you have followed Rethink before or read any of our previous content, you know that young people with cancer face unique challenges throughout...

The List: 4 Things You Should Know About Surrogacy

When "traditionally" getting pregnant becomes less of a reality women may start to seek out other family planning options like adoption and surrogacy or...

Bright + Shiny Stars

I always dread walking through the doors of the BC Cancer Centre. I first entered this building in 2010, when I was diagnosed with...

Cancer Fabulous Diaries: Fertility

Fertility Date: April 8 I'm feeling: Like I'm running out of time Today I saw the fertility doctor. Sigh. Another thing to think about. Depending on the...

BabyTime: Joy’s Journey

Joy has always known that she wants to have kids. Ever since she was a teenager, she had envisioned her future with a family...

My First Mother’s Day

I have always felt so lucky on Mother’s Day.  Lucky to have a mom who has always made me feel so special and loved,...

What you need to know about fertility + cancer

In a timely fashion for Mother’s Day an article was published on CTV news about the importance of fertility preservation for young women with...

Moments Beyond Cancer

Every year, 5000 young Canadian women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their reproductive years – and 70% of those women are recommended hormone...

Ask the Expert: Fertility After Breast Cancer

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Laxmi Kondapalli, a reproductive endocrinologist in Denver who specializes in oncofertility (i.e. helping cancer survivors...

Pregnancy After Breast Cancer: Steph’s Story

I always took it for granted that I would, someday, have children. I never grappled with the decision of whether or not motherhood was for...