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Does cancer chemotherapy usually make a woman sterile and unable to have future children?
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In brief: Yes, possible
Yes possible, some of the chemo therapeutic agents will.

In brief: Yes, possible
Yes possible, some of the chemo therapeutic agents will.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Not all chemo
Yes, some chemo (alkylating agents) can affect fertility and increase the risk for woman to be sterile/ lost of the ovarian function.
However, not all chemoterapy do that. Also will depend on the type of chemo, the cumulative dose received , the intensity and the age of the patient. The lost of the ovarian function can be temporary or permanent.

In brief: Not all chemo
Yes, some chemo (alkylating agents) can affect fertility and increase the risk for woman to be sterile/ lost of the ovarian function.
However, not all chemoterapy do that. Also will depend on the type of chemo, the cumulative dose received , the intensity and the age of the patient. The lost of the ovarian function can be temporary or permanent.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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