Effects on Fertility

Certain medications may have effects on your present and future fertility.

Talk with your hematologist/medical oncologist prior to starting chemotherapy.

  • Certain medications may harm an unborn child.
  • If you are sexually active and of child-bearing age, use an effective form of contraception during treatment.
  • If you feel there is a chance you may be pregnant, let the medical oncologist know before receiving any medications.
  • Women receiving certain medications may notice changes in their menstrual cycles.