• 1
    National Cancer Institute. Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results. Fast Stats. Statistics stratified by age. Available at: Accessed on January 7, 2010.
  • 2
    Knopman J, Papadopoulos E, Grifo J, et al. Surviving childhood and reproductive-age malignancy: effects on fertility and future parenthood. Lancet Oncol. 2010; 11: 490-498.
  • 3
    Partridge A, Gelber S, Peppercorn J, et al. Web-based survey of fertility issues in young women with breast cancer. J Clinical Oncol. 2004; 22: 4174-4183.
  • 4
    Patel A, Sreedevi M, Malapati R, et al. Reproductive health assessment for women with cancer: a pilot study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009; 201: 191. e1- 4.
  • 5
    Letourneau J, Ebbel E, Katz P, et al. Pretreatment fertility counseling and fertility preservation improve quality of life in reproductive age women with cancer. Cancer. 2011 Sep 1. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26459. [Epub ahead of print].
  • 6
    Lee S, Schover L, Partridge A, et al. American Society of Clinical Oncology recommendations on fertility preservation in cancer patients. J Clin Oncol. 2006; 24: 2917-2931.
  • 7
    Jenninga E, Hilders CG, Louwe LA, et al. Female fertility preservation: practical and ethical considerations of an underused procedure. Cancer J. 2008; 14: 333-339.
  • 8
    Forman E, Anders C, Behera M. A nationwide survey of oncologists regarding treatment-related infertility and fertility preservation in female cancer patients. Fertil Steril. 2010; 94: 1652-1656.
  • 9
    Quinn GP, Vadaparampil ST, Lee JH, et al. Physician referral for fertility preservation in oncology patients: a national study of practice behaviors. J Clin Oncol. 2009; 27: 5952-5957.
  • 10
    Burris J, Andrykowski M. Disparities in mental health between rural and nonrural cancer survivors: a preliminary study. Psychooncology. 2010; 19: 637-645.
  • 11
    Ashing-Giwa K, Gonzalez P, Lim JW, et al. Diagnostic and therapeutic delays among a multiethnic sample of breast and cervical cancer survivors. Cancer. 2010; 116: 3195-3204.
  • 12
    Boxwala F, Bridgemohan A, Griffith D, et al. Factors associated with breast cancer screening in Asian Indian women in metro-Detroit. J Immigr Minor Health. 2010; 12: 534-543.
  • 13
    Soliman H, Agresta S. Current issues in adolescent and young adult cancer survivorship. Cancer Control. 2008; 15: 55-62.
  • 14
    Missmer S, Seifer D, Jain T. Cultural factors contributing to health care disparities among patients with infertility in Midwestern United States. Fertil Steril. 2011; 95: 1943-1949.
  • 15
    Nakayama K, Liu P, Detry M, et al. Receiving information on fertility- and menopause-related treatment effects among women who undergo hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: changes in perceived importance over time. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2009; 15: 1465-1474.
  • 16
    Pierce, D. Overlooked and Undercounted 2009: Struggle to Make Ends Meet in California. Report of the United Way of the Bay Area. Available at: Accessed on June 5, 2011.
  • 17
    Mendes E. In the United States, Health Disparities Across Incomes Are Wide-Ranging. Gallop Well-Being Index. Available at: Accessed on April 12, 2011.
  • 18
    Tschudin S, Bitzer J. Psychological aspects of fertility preservation in men and women affected by cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Hum Reprod Update. 2009; 15: 587-597.
  • 19
    Klock C, Zhang J, Kazer R. Fertility preservation for female cancer patients: early clinical experience. Fertil Steril. 2010; 94: 149-155.
  • 20
    Robertson Missmer S, Ginsburg E. Embryo yield after in vitro fertilization in women undergoing embryo banking for fertility preservation before chemotherapy. Fertil Steril. 2011; 95: 588-591.
  • 21
    Chandra A, Stephen EH. Infertility service use among U.S. women: 1995 and 2002. Fertil Steril. 2010; 93: 725-736.
  • 22
    Lee S, Heytens E, Moy F, Ozkavukcu S, Oktay K. Determinants of access to fertility preservation in women with breast cancer. Fertil Steril. 2011; 95: 1932-1936.
  • 23
    Duffy CM, Allen SM, Clark MA. Discussions regarding reproductive health for young women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy. J Clin Oncol. 2005; 23: 766-773.
  • 24
    Mancini J, Rey D, Preau M, et al. Infertility induced by cancer treatment: inappropriate or no information provided to majority of French survivors of cancer. Fertil Steril. 2008; 90: 1616-1625.
  • 25
    Quinn G. Vadaparampil S, McGowan Lowery K, et al. State laws and regulation addressing third-party reimbursement for infertility treatment: implications for cancer survivors. Fertil Steril. 2011; 95: 72-78.
  • 26
    Beck L, Sileo M, Copperman A. The average cost of fertility preservation for female cancer patients. Paper presented at: 66th Annual American Society of Reproductive Medicine Conference; October 26–29, 2010; Denver, Colo; P-39.
  • 27
    Katz P, Showstack J, Smith J, et al. Costs of infertility treatment: results from an 18-month prospective cohort study. Fertil Steril. 2011; 95: 915-921.
  • 28
    Wenzel L, Dogan-Ates A, Habbal R, et al. Defining and measuring reproductive concerns of female cancer survivors. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 2005; 34: 94-98.
  • 29
    Canada AL, Schover LR. The psychosocial impact of interrupted childbearing in long-term female cancer survivors. Psychooncology. 2010 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print].
  • 30
    Langeveld N, Grootenhuis M, Voute P, et al. Quality of life, self-esteem and worries in young adult survivors of childhood cancer. Psychooncology. 2004; 13: 867-881.
  • 31
    Leung W, Hudson M, Strickland D, et al. Late effects of treatment in survivors of childhood acute myeloid leukemia. J Clin Oncol. 2000; 18: 3273-3279.
  • 32
    Seifer D, Zackula R, Grainger D, et al. Trends of racial disparities in assisted reproductive technology outcomes in black women compared with white women: Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology 1999 and 2000 vs. 2004-2006. Fertil Steril. 2010; 93: 626-635.
  • 33
    Jain T. Socioeconomic and racial disparities among infertility patients seeking care. Fertil Steril. 2006; 85: 876-881.
  • 34
    Nachtigall R, Castrillo M, Shah N, et al. The challenge of providing infertility services to a low-income immigrant Latino population. Fertil Steril. 2009; 92: 116-123.
  • 35
    Inhorn M, Fakih M. Arab Americans, African Americans, and infertility: barriers to reproduction and medical care. Fertil Steril. 2006; 85: 844-852.
  • 36
    Huyghe E, Sui D, Odensky E, et al. Needs assessment survey to justify establishing a reproductive health clinic at a comprehensive cancer center. J Sex Med. 2009; 6: 149-163.
  • 37
    Schover LR, Rybicki LA, Martin BA, et al. Having children after cancer. A pilot survey of survivors' attitudes and experiences. Cancer. 1999; 86: 697-709.
  • 38
    Arora NK, Hamilton AS, Potosky AL, et al. Population-based survivorship research using cancer registries: a study of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors. J Cancer Surviv. 2007; 1: 49-63.
  • 39
    National Cancer Institute. Report of the Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma Progress Review Group. Available at: Accessed on November 8, 2010.