Pregnancy After Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

March 2, 2017
12:00pm to 01:00pm
2017-03-02 12:00:00 2017-03-02 13:00:00 America/New_York Pregnancy After Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know  

Additional Program Resource – POSITIVE Study Brochure

The POSITIVE study evaluates the safety of interrupting endocrine therapy for young women with hormone-sensitive breast cancer who wish to become pregnant.

If you’re newly diagnosed, in treatment or beyond treatment and wondering about the impact of breast cancer on future pregnancy, join us for this free webinar presented by our Young Women’s Initiative. Our experts will discuss what you need to know, including: 

  • How treatment might affect your fertility
  • Tests you can get to assess your fertility after treatment 
  • The impact of pregnancy on risk of recurrence 
  • What to do when pregnancy doesn’t happen easily

There will be a Q&A during the presentation. 

About Our Speakers

Shari Gelber, MD, PhD
Shari Gelber, MD, PhD is an assistant professor in obstetrics and gynecology and the director of perinatal research at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York.  She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine. She has a special interest in maternal medical conditions that may affect pregnancy including autoimmune disease, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Read more. 


Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD, MPH
Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD, MPH is an associate professor of oncology and the director of cancer survivorship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She serves on the NCCN Survivorship Guidelines Committee and is a vice chair of the Symptom Intervention Committee of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. She primarily focuses her professional efforts on the care of breast cancer patients and research focused on cancer survivorship. Read more.


H. Irene Su, MD
H. Irene Su, MD, MSCE, is an associate professor of reproductive medicine in the division of reproductive endocrinology at the University of California, San Diego. She is also the director of the fertility preservation program at UC San Diego. Read more.


This webinar is supported by the Grant or Cooperative Agreement Number 1U58 DP005403, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.