|Location||Authors, Date, Reference||Study design||Results|
|USA||Zebrack et al., 2004, ||32 childhood cancer survivors||Only 1/3 of patients had a discussion with the medical team on the risk of pregnancy during or after treatment.|
|USA||Salih et al., 2015, ||222 female childhood cancers survivors [≤21 years]||
31% patients older than 13 years had decreased ovarian reserve or have premature ovarian failure|
33 patients had reproductive counseling prior to treatment, only 2 had counseling during or after treatment
1 patient had oocryopreservation prior to initiation of chemotherapy.
|USA||Kim et al., 2012, ||183 breast cancer patients||
42% did not undergo FP treatment|
Women who had FP treatment were older, wealthier and had lower cancer stage
|USA||Letourneau et al., 2012, ||1041 women with cancer||
61% were counseled on the risk of cancer treatment for fertility|
4% of women pursued FP
Disparities in access to FP were observed based on educational level, ethnicity and sexual orientation
|France||Huyghe et al., 2009, ||1000 cancer patients||
20 to 30% would like to have more information on the potential risk of premature ovarian failure.|
1/3 aged less than 50 years would have liked a fertility consultation before cancer treatment.
21% of women would definitely want to visit a reproductive health clinic in the next year.
|France||Bouhnik et al., 2014, ||4349 cancer survivors 2 years after diagnosis||
31.9% of women under 45 had a parental project|
2/3 under 45 did not have FP discussion prior to initiation of treatment
2.2% of women under 45 had access to cryopreservation of gametes
|Germany||Geue et al., 2013, ||149 cancer patients [18-45 years]||
74% of patients wanted to have children at the time of diagnosis|
50% of those who wanted a child needed supportive care concerning this issue
60% of the total sample had discussed fertility aspects with their oncologists and 20% with fertility specialists
Men (56%) underwent fertility preservation more often than women (31%)
|Sweden||Armuand et al., 2012, ||484 Patients(men and women)||
48% of women reported that they received information about treatment impact on fertility.|
14% reported that they received information about FP.
Only 2% underwent FP
Large gender disparities in access to FP care
|UK||Corney and Swinglehurst, 2014, ||19 childless women aged below 45 withbreast cancer||Only half were given the opportunity to pursue assisted reproductive techniques prior to chemotherapy.|