Fertility Preservation in Pediatric Subspecialties: A Pilot Needs Assessment Beyond Oncology

Fertility Preservation in Pediatric Subspecialties: A Pilot Needs Assessment Beyond Oncology Physicians from 6 non-oncology pediatric subspecialties were surveyed about fertility preservation (FP) to assess education/service needs. Almost all (96%; 25 of 26) reported having patients at risk of infertility; however, only 58% (15 of 26) had discussed FP with patients' families. Most subspecialists (92%; 23 of 25) would like access to an FP program. Our data support exploring the expansion of FP programs beyond oncology. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Pediatrics Elsevier

Fertility Preservation in Pediatric Subspecialties: A Pilot Needs Assessment Beyond Oncology

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Inc.
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0022-3476
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10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.10.072
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Abstract

Physicians from 6 non-oncology pediatric subspecialties were surveyed about fertility preservation (FP) to assess education/service needs. Almost all (96%; 25 of 26) reported having patients at risk of infertility; however, only 58% (15 of 26) had discussed FP with patients' families. Most subspecialists (92%; 23 of 25) would like access to an FP program. Our data support exploring the expansion of FP programs beyond oncology.

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The Journal of PediatricsElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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