Pilot Study of a Decision Aid Intervention for Family-building After Cancer

Trial ID or NCT#



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This study tests a web-based decision aid and planning too to help young female cancer survivors manage fertility and family-building issues in post treatment survivorship.

Official Title

Pilot Study of a Decision Aid Intervention for Family-building After Cancer

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 45 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. - Female - Completed cancer treatment known to have gonadotoxic effects (e.g., systemic chemotherapy, surgery affecting reproductive organs or hormone regulation, and/or pelvic radiation) - Understands verbal and written English - Desires future children or uncertainty regarding family-building plans - Access to the Internet and use of a computer, tablet, or smartphone
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. - Currently undergoing cancer treatment excluding long-term adjuvant or maintenance therapies, such as tamoxifen - Significant physical or mental disability that prevents completion of study activities Note: Survivors on adjuvant maintenance or endocrine treatment, such as tamoxifen, will not be excluded because clinical guidelines allow treatment delay or hiatus to accommodate fertility preservation, egg extraction for surrogacy, or pregnancy for some patients, and because patients may be interested in alternative family-building options such as surrogacy or adopting.


Catherine Benedict
Catherine Benedict
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Medical Psychiatry

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Catherine Benedict