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In this episode of the IJGC podcast, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Pedro Ramirez is joined by Dr. Roni Nitecki to discuss pregnancy outcomes after ovarian cancer. Dr. Nitecki is a gynecologic oncology fellow at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. She received her MD from Dartmouth medical school in 2015 and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in 2019. Highlights - Fertility considerations in young women with ovarian cancer are becoming increasingly relevant. - Fear of pregnancy and adverse obstetric outcomes may be one reason that women do not pursue pregnancy after fertility sparing surgery. - Counseling about pregnancy outcomes is an important part of shared decision-making about fertility sparing surgery for ovarian cancer. - In this study, patients who conceived at least 3 months after fertility sparing surgery for ovarian cancer did not have an increased risk of adverse obstetric outcomes.