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Pregnancy after cancer: which timing? Is there room for medically-assisted-procreation? Volume 16, issue 3, Juillet-Août-Septembre 2014

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1 Département de gynécologie obstétrique médecine de la reproduction, hôpital Bichat, Paris, 75018, France
2 Département de gynécologie obstétrique médecine de la reproduction, hôpital Tenon, 75020 Paris, France
3 Réseau Cancers associés à la grossesse, (CALG www.cancer-et-grossesse.fr)
4 Département de gynécologie obstétrique, hôpital Armand-Trousseau, 75012 Paris, France
5 Laboratoire de biologie de la reproduction, hôpital Tenon, 75020 Paris, France
6 Département de gynécologie obstétrique médecine de la reproduction, hôpital Tenon, 4, rue de la Chine, 75020 Paris, France
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Pregnancy after cancer is now part of oncological therapeutic program as specified in the new Cancer Plan, specifically targeting post cancer quality of life. Several specific items are to be discussed: decrease of fertility after cancer treatment, fertility preservation options, impact of pregnancy on cancer recurrence risk and appropriate interval between cancer and pregnancy, specific pregnancy follow up. Appropriate ART techniques and protocols are currently being defined. Programming pregnancy after cancer is doable in a multidisciplinary setting, and begins at cancer diagnosis to anticipate the various specific pitfalls. Favor adequate oncologic care remains the leading rule.