KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND BEHAVIOR OF CHEMOTHERAPY PATIENTS ABOUT INTERVENTIONS FOR FERTILITY PRESERVATION: A DESCRIPTIVE SAMPLE STUDY FROM CANAKKALE


Buyuk B. , OYMAK S. , KORAL L. , ÖZERDOĞAN Ö.

NOBEL MEDICUS, cilt.15, ss.47-55, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Dergi Adı: NOBEL MEDICUS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.47-55

Özet

Objective: Neoplasm treatments include chemotherapy and radiotherapy methods alternatively in relation to the type of neoplasms. These methods have many side effects for different tissues and organs. One of these side effects is infertility. Infertility is associated with toxic effects of chemotherapeutics to the germ cells. The aim of this study was to investigate the knowledge, attitude and behavior related to fertility preservation among patients who received chemotherapy.