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Southofthelake
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Pregnancy?

Hi all.

This is mainly a hypothetical question, but if anyone knows some information it would be cool to hear.

So I have gone through all my treatment and have been told i can't get pregnant myself.  BUT, I was wondering, would i still be able to get artificially inseminated with a fertilized egg of my own? 

I do think probably the stenosis of the uterus or some such, as well as pelvic weakness, might be reasons for exclusion but I can't find any info online.

I have read that some women who have naturally gone into menopause can get pregnant through IVF, but maybe there is some other factors to consider in this case.  

October 2019 - smear test

November 2019 - results back; hpv with severe dyskaryosis, colposcopy organised.

November 2019 - colposcopy, biopsied - confirmed abnormal cells

December 2019 - lletz done

Jan 2020 - confirmed cancer

Feb - confirmed stage 2b CC (updated info, staging changed to stage 3 invlving lymph nodes)

Treatment start March - 28 external radio/5 chemo/4 brachy

April 25th - finished brachy

July 2020 - MRI

Aug - confirmed cancer in lymph node

Sept 2020 - lymphadenectomy (unsuccessful)

Nov 2020 - PET scan - confirmed metastatic cancer -cyberknife denied - chemo only option

Rissag

I've wondered about this as well, but haven't seen anything about it either. I presume it's highly unlikely though, with all the radiation we had going on in that region, especially since I had extended field radiation.

  • 01/22/2019 abnormal pap results 
  • 04/04/2019 colposcopy/ punch biopsy 
  • 04/15/2019 diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma stage 1b2 6cm tumor 
  • 5/10/2019 egg retrieval surgery. 2 eggs retrieved and frozen 5/23/2019. 5 slit laparoscopic lymph node removal surgery and ovary transposition. 1pelvic lymph node involvement, bumped up to stage 3
  • 6/19/2019 started radiation and chemo
  • 8/5/2019 4 brachytherapy. Finished cancer treatment 25 radiation 5 chemo and 4 brachytherapy,Awaiting scan in November 
Pet scan results NED 11/13/19
Southofthelake
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I'd like to ask a fertility specialist or something to see if there are reasons to exclude women who've had pelvic radiation treatment. 

October 2019 - smear test

November 2019 - results back; hpv with severe dyskaryosis, colposcopy organised.

November 2019 - colposcopy, biopsied - confirmed abnormal cells

December 2019 - lletz done

Jan 2020 - confirmed cancer

Feb - confirmed stage 2b CC (updated info, staging changed to stage 3 invlving lymph nodes)

Treatment start March - 28 external radio/5 chemo/4 brachy

April 25th - finished brachy

July 2020 - MRI

Aug - confirmed cancer in lymph node

Sept 2020 - lymphadenectomy (unsuccessful)

Nov 2020 - PET scan - confirmed metastatic cancer -cyberknife denied - chemo only option

Izzzy76

Unfortunately your uterus has been radiated and therefor there is no.way you could carry a baby. The tissues are no longer capable of stretching and holding a baby.

28-8-2019 diagnosed grade 2 squamous 2B 4 cm tumor Mri suspect lymphe nodes but pet scan Shows no lymph nodes 25 radio extended field, 6 chemo and 4 brachy finished October 29 2019
Southofthelake
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Thanks Izzy. I was afraid of that. 

October 2019 - smear test

November 2019 - results back; hpv with severe dyskaryosis, colposcopy organised.

November 2019 - colposcopy, biopsied - confirmed abnormal cells

December 2019 - lletz done

Jan 2020 - confirmed cancer

Feb - confirmed stage 2b CC (updated info, staging changed to stage 3 invlving lymph nodes)

Treatment start March - 28 external radio/5 chemo/4 brachy

April 25th - finished brachy

July 2020 - MRI

Aug - confirmed cancer in lymph node

Sept 2020 - lymphadenectomy (unsuccessful)

Nov 2020 - PET scan - confirmed metastatic cancer -cyberknife denied - chemo only option

Izzzy76

I'm sorry. I wish it wasn't the case 

28-8-2019 diagnosed grade 2 squamous 2B 4 cm tumor Mri suspect lymphe nodes but pet scan Shows no lymph nodes 25 radio extended field, 6 chemo and 4 brachy finished October 29 2019
Jemwadxx

I'm.in a similar situation 

Can I ask if you ladies have had any luck.at looking into fertility options. 

I was diagnosed in August 

Stage 3 

Chemo, radiotherapy (extended range as ? Lymph involved) and brachytherapy 

I am.going for first PET Post treatment Thursday. . 

I know I've a long way to go yet but me and my partner lost a bay the year before diagnosed I have a step son who I love dearly but I have longed for a child. Im.all of a.sudden struggling 😪 with the fact I wont be able to have a child. I keep praying for miricles

Jemma xx

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