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The psychosocial impact of cancer-related infertility on women.
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PMID:  23538255     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The objective of the current article was to assess the psychosocial impact of treatment-related infertility or the possibility of infertility on young women with cancer in contrast to the general population. Literature on the subject of female infertility among the general population and treatment-related female infertility among young women with cancer was identified and examined in the context of what is known about the psychosocial impact of infertility among the general population. Women whose fertility was affected by cancer treatment were likely to experience negative emotional reactions, which can strain their relationships. Additional concerns included receiving inadequate information about infertility, enduring distress, and feeling uncertainty regarding fertility status.
Authors:
Rebecca Penrose; Lisa Beatty; Julie Mattiske; Bogda Koczwara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical journal of oncology nursing     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1538-067X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin J Oncol Nurs     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9705336     Medline TA:  Clin J Oncol Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  188-93     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
School of Psychology, Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
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