Having children after breast cancer — New breakthroughs help women preserve their fertility

CLEVELAND, Oh -- October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Fox 8 News in the Morning is working with the Cleveland Clinic to bring you new information about breakthroughs in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

One of the biggest breakthroughs is the ability for a woman to preserve her fertility while undergoing chemotherapy.  Dr. Halle Moore is an oncologist with Cleveland Clinic Hospitals and she explained to Fox 8's Kristi Capel how some of these new techniques work.

Erin McGinty is a breast cancer survivor who incorporated this new breakthrough in her treatment plan and shared her very personal story.

Be sure to watch every Tuesday in October as Fox 8 News in the Morning continues this special series of segments about new breakthroughs in breast cancer detection and treatment. You can click here to learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's Breast Cancer program.