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Table 1 Characteristics of guidelines meeting eligibility criteria (n = 0)

From: Are publicly available internet resources enabling women to make informed fertility preservation decisions before starting cancer treatment: an environmental scan?

Guideline title Organisation (Country) Year of publication Year guideline identified Eligibility criteria 1a Eligibility criteria 2a Eligibility criteria 3a Eligibility criteria 4a
Fertility preservation for AYAs diagnosed with cancer: Guidance for health professionals The clinical practice guideline portal (Australia and New Zealand) 2011 2015 & 2017 x    
South Australian Gynaecological Cancer Care Pathway Optimising Outcomes for Women with Gynaecological Cancer The clinical practice guideline portal (Australia and New Zealand) 2014 2015 & 2017 x    
Clinical practice guidelines for the management and support of younger women with breast cancer National health and medical research council (Australia and New Zealand) 2004 2015 & 2017 x    
Clinical practice guidelines for the management of women with epithelial ovarian cancer National health and medical research council (Australia and New Zealand) 2004 2015 & 2017 x    
Clinical practice guidelines for the psychosocial care of adults with cancer National health and medical research council (Australia and New Zealand) 2003 2015 & 2017 x    
For the prevention, early Detection and management of colorectal cancer National health and medical research council (Australia and New Zealand) 2005 2015 & 2017 x    
The effects of cancer treatment on reproductive functions. Guidance on management The Royal College of Physicians (UK) 2007 2015 & 2017 x    
Fertility Sparing Treatments in Gynaecological Cancers Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK) 2013 2015 & 2017 x    
Pregnancy and Breast Cancer Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK) 2011 2015 & 2017 x    
Long term follow up of survivors of childhood cancer SIGN (UK) 2013 2015 & 2017 x x   
Management of epithelial ovarian cancer SIGN (UK) 2013 2015 & 2017 x x   
Management of cervical cancer SIGN (UK) 2008 2015 & 2017 x    
Gynaecological cancer: guidance for nursing staff Royal College of Nursing (UK) 2005 2015 & 2017 x    
Classical Hodgkin’s Lymphoma; 1st Line British Committee for Standards in Haematology (UK) 2014 2015 & 2017 x x   
For the diagnosis and Management of lymphoma National Health and Medical Research Council (UK) 2005 2015 & 2017 x x   
Fertility problems and assessment NICE (UK) 2014 2015 & 2017 x   x  
Fertility Pathway NICE (UK) 2014 2015 & 2017 x x x  
Guidelines for the investigation and management of nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma British Committee for Standards in Haematology (UK) 2015 2015 & 2017 x    
Cancer, fertility and pregnancy ESMO (European) 2010 2015 & 2017 x    
Cervical Cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up ESMO (European) 2012 2015 & 2017 x    
Non-epithelial ovarian cancer: ESMO Clinical
Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
ESMO (European) 2012 2015 & 2017 x    
Primary breast cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up ESMO (European) 2015 2015 & 2017 x   x  
Preservation of Fertility in Paediatric and Adolescent Patients With Cancer American Academy of Paediatrics (USA) 2009 2015 & 2017 x x   
ACR Appropriateness Criteria pre-treatment planning of invasive cancer of the cervix American College of Radiology - Medical Specialty Society (USA) 2011 2015 & 2017 x    
American Society of Clinical Oncology Recommendations on Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients American Society of Clinical Oncology (USA) 2006 2015 & 2017 x x x  
Cancer of the uterine cervix Alberta health (USA) 2014 2015 & 2017 x    
Epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancer Alberta health (USA) 2012 2015 & 2017 x    
Ovarian germ cell tumours Alberta health (USA) 2013 2015 & 2017 x    
Lymphoma Alberta health (USA) 2014 2015 & 2017 x    
Management of gynaecologic issues in women with breast cancer American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (USA) 2013 2015 & 2017 x    
Breast Cancer: Management and Follow-up Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols in British Columbia (Canada) 2013 2015 & 2017 x   x  
  1. aEligibility criteria 1: Raised awareness of the link between cancer treatment and fertility problems
  2. 2: Contained explicit guidance on what fertility preservation options to mention to women diagnosed with cancer
  3. 3: Explained the links between the fertility and cancer management pathways
  4. 4: Provided explicit guidance on how to support women’s choices about fertility preservation options in the context of their cancer care