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Treatments That Affect Fertility

Some treatments for breast cancer can cause temporary infertility or make it harder for you to get pregnant after treatment ends.
 

Some treatments for breast cancer can cause temporary infertility or make it harder for you to get pregnant after treatment ends. Other treatments cause permanent and irreversible menopause, which means you are permanently infertile.

It's likely that you'll receive more than one type of breast cancer treatment — most people do. Use the links below to read more about how each treatment your doctor recommends can affect your fertility.

— Last updated on February 2, 2022, 4:35 PM