Breast Cancer, Fertility Preservation and Reproduction

  • Nicoletta Biglia
  • Fedro Alessandro Peccatori

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Fabio Parazzini, Antonella Villa, Giampiero Polverino, Stefania Noli, Giovanna Scarfone
    Pages 1-9
  3. Joyce G. Habib, Hatem A. Azim Jr.
    Pages 11-27
  4. Lorenzo Rossi, Olivia Pagani
    Pages 29-43
  5. Alberto Revelli, Francesca Salvagno, Simona Casano, Luisa Delle Piane, Chiara Benedetto
    Pages 45-59
  6. Giovanni Codacci-Pisanelli, Giovanna Scarfone, Lino Del Pup, Eleonora Zaccarelli, Fedro A. Peccatori
    Pages 61-70
  7. Nicoletta Biglia, Nicoletta Tomasi Cont, Valentina Bounous, Marta d’Alonzo, Silvia Pecchio
    Pages 71-82
  8. Shani Paluch-Shimon, Dror Meirow, Jordana Hyman
    Pages 83-102

About this book


This book provides a comprehensive overview on fertility issues in patients with breast cancer .

The impact of  treatments on fertility is clearly  explained and all the available options for fertility

preservation are discussed. Guidance is offered on management options when breast cancer arises

during pregnancy and when pregnancy occurs after breast cancer. In addition, the management of

high risk patients with regard to their reproductive life, risks of assisted reproduction, optimal contraception is enclosed. Answers are provided to a wide range of questions, including:

What fertility sparing options are available for ER+ patients? Is ovarian tissue freezing ready for prime time? What is the role of LHRH analogues ?What is the impact of pregnancy after breast cancer ? What advice should be given on the timing of pregnancy after treatment? Is breast feeding possible? Physicians will find this book an invaluable aid in providing flawless counseling to their patients and ensuring that they receive optimal management.


Assisted reproduction in breast cancer patients Breast cancer during pregnancy Breastfeeding Chemotherapy Contraception Endocrine therapy Fertility preservation in breast cancer patients Pregnancy after breast cancer

Editors and affiliations

  • Nicoletta Biglia
    • 1
  • Fedro Alessandro Peccatori
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyUniversity of Torino School of Medicine, Mauriziano Umberto I HospitalTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Fertility and Procreation UnitIstituto Europeo di OncologiaMilanoItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-17277-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-17278-1
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals