Yes. Ovarian cancer and its treatment affect the ability to conceive. Ovarian cancer treatment such as long-term use of hormonal contraceptives, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, bone marrow transplant, targeted cancer drugs and immunotherapy puts a lot of stress on reproductive organs prohibiting conceiving in a normal way. The disease itself can make it difficult for the women to conceive. Ovarian cancer makes the ovarian and fallopian tube cells cancerous to induce abnormal cell growth, which can prohibit the normal functioning of the reproductive organs.
However, there are ways through which women can have a child. Medical science has progressed a lot and has made it possible to freeze eggs through a process called cryopreservation. If a woman with ovarian cancer is suitable enough for cryopreservation, the doctor removes eggs from ovaries and preserves them for fertilisation later in life. Moreover, doctors can also fertilise an egg with sperm in a lab to form an embryo. Nevertheless, to go through any of these procedures, you have to consult your doctor who will be able to suggest you the best course of action.
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