Many young women with early breast cancer consider fertility to be a priority; however, most women do not receive information regarding fertility preservation prior to cancer treatment. In this study, knowledge about fertility and decisional conflict were measured in young patients with breast cancer considering future pregnancies. The findings suggest that targeted and timely fertility information may reduce decisional conflict  and increase informed choice. The authors also found that neither relationship status nor firm plans regarding future children reliably predicted desire to pursue fertility preservation. You can read the full article at:

http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2011/03/28/JCO.2010.31.2462