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Wonder how cancer treatment could affect your fertility? Understand what you can do to preserve your fertility before starting treatment.

Get ready for possible side effects of chemotherapy

Ask questions and work with your health care team to prepare for chemotherapy so that you know what side effects to expect and how to manage them.

April 27, 2017
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