Shannen did not have children earlier than her analysis and, whereas she had wished to begin a household ultimately, she informed Well being in 2019 that these plans modified after she went into remission. She revealed that the medicine she was on pressured her physique into menopause and, in need of occurring a brand new hormone therapy, she is now unable to have kids.
“It’s not attainable [for me to get pregnant] as a result of I can’t get out of menopause,” Shannen defined. “That may require estrogen, and I’m selecting to not take hormone capsules — I can’t danger these ranges developing.”
Having increased estrogen ranges might lead to a reappearance of breast most cancers and, for Shannen, making an attempt to have children at this level in her life just isn’t definitely worth the well being danger.