Fertility Options for Cancer Survivors

Survival rates for many cancers have greatly improved and so have outcomes for fertility care over the past 20 years. Dr. Steven Ory will address available fertility options for cancer survivors in this course.

Original Release Date: May 2019
Review Date: May 2022

Target Audience

Breast Surgeons, General Surgeons, Reconstructive Surgeons, Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Physiatrists, General Practitioners and all other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify young adults facing the diagnosis of cancer and the implications of their disease and treatment on their fertility potential.
  • List available options for preserving fertility potential prior to cancer treatment and their advantages and limitations.
Additional information
  • Murk, W., & Seli, E. (2011). Fertility preservation as a public health issue: an epidemiological perspective. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 23(3), 143-150.
  • Homan, G. F., Davies, M., & Norman, R. (2007). The impact of lifestyle factors on reproductive performance in the general population and those undergoing infertility treatment: a review. Human reproduction update, 13(3), 209-223.
  • Donnez, J., Martinez-Madrid, B., Jadoul, P., Van Langendonckt, A., Demylle, D., & Dolmans, M. M. (2006). Ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation: a review. Human reproduction update, 12(5), 519-535.
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
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Steven J. Ory, M.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine,
Florida International University
Partner, IVF Florida
Infertility – Reproduction Endocrinology
Miami Cancer Institute

Steven J. Ory, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. 

Symposium Directors

Gladys L. Giron, M.D., has indicated that her spouse is a member of the speakers' bureau and a consultant with Stryker.

John P. Diaz, M.D., has indicated that he is a member of the speakers' bureau with AstraZeneca and a consultant with ConMed and Intuitive Surgical.

Nicholas C. Lambrou, M.D., has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.

Starr K. Mautner, M.D., has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.

*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 General certificate of attendance
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