Neoplasia and Fertility | EurekAlert!

Many retrospective studies conducted on this topic analyzed the pregnancy outcome of single patients affected by a neoplasia and the results were referred to type of therapy, the frequency and outcome of pregnancies in women affected by neoplasia, but very few do we know about what happens to our population affected by neoplasia in terms of pregnancies, miscarriage or voluntary abortion considering a long period of time. The purpose of this e-book is not only to describe the state of the art on fertility preservation in patients affected by neoplasia, but also to present and discuss the possibility of conceiving and giving birth after oncological treatments. discuss. We believe that the eBook is primarily aimed at medical doctors and nurses dedicated to the oncology field; we are sure that it will also be of interest to Medically Assisted Pregnancy Specialists and General Practitioners.

Research on young individuals and fertile adults treated for neoplasia has revealed an increasing number of requests for treatments aimed at maintaining the possibility of conceiving. To answer such requests, it is important that medical professionals consider the need to cure the woman, to preserve her fertility, to give information about both the effect of neoplasia and treatments on pregnancy. Patients should be informed about the possible treatment alternatives that are less aggressive towards the reproductive function, but at the same time produce desirable results in terms of survival.

Neoplasia and Fertility describes the latest developments in fertility preservation in women affected by neoplasia. The 11 book chapters inform the reader with the aim of equipping them with the required information needed to present the condition and to discuss the possibility of pregnancy, and how to manage patients after oncological treatments at different stages of pregnancy. management.

Key features

– Informs the reader about the connection between gynecological cancer and fertility in women through 11 chapters

– Describes a wide range of cancers and relevant treatment options for maintaining fertility

– Explain the role of a ‘Fertility matching team’ in clinics

– Familiarize the reader with the ethics behind oncological treatments with reference to female fertility

– Describes fertility issues related to hereditary cancers in women

– Includes references for further reading

The book serves as an informative reference on the subject to medical doctors in the gynecology, obstetrics and midwifery specialties, and nurses who train in gynecological oncology. It will also be of interest to healthcare administrators involved in fertility and oncology clinics, as well as general practitioners in family medicine.

About the editor:

Cesare Romagnolo MD. received his Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Verona (Italy). He has his degree in Gynecology and Obstetrics from the University of Padua (Italy). He was appointed as Assistant Director Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology Ospedale “Sacro Cuore” Negrar Verona (Italy), from 1996 to 2006. From 2007 to 2007 he was a Director Gynecological Oncology Unit Ospedale “Dell’Angelo” Mestre -Venezia (Venezia) and from 2010 to 2020 he worked as a Director in the Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology “San Bonifacio Hospital” Verona (Italy). For the last two years he has served as a Director in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Ospedale “Dell’Angelo” Mestre -Venezia (Italy).

He co-investigated the study on: “Role of Atenolol in the modification of circadian rhythm of Melatonin”. Department of Reproductive Medicine University of California in San Diego (UCSD) USA and was a principal investigator of the following studies on: “Diagnose preoperatoria dell’ infiltrazione miometriale nel carcinoma dell endometrio”; “Role of Serum Markers in the Differential Diagnosis of Pelvic Masses”; “Find and Treat Endometriosis: Identification and Validation of Biomarker-Based Prediction Models Using Integrated Liquid Biopsy (FREEDOM TRIAL)”. He edited 160 publications in indexed medical journals, Fellow of the European Society of Gynecological Oncology (ESG0).


Female Neoplasia, Breastfeeding, Fertility-sparing treatment, Time to delivery, Diagnosis, Radioprotection, Surgery, Pregnancy, Radiotherapy, Ovarian cancer, Chemotherapy, Endometrial cancer, Pathology, Cervical cancer, Neonatology, Breast cancer, Neoplasia in adolescence, Thyroid cancer, Ethics, Melanoma

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