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Fertility Preservation Options for Men

However, studies show that the majority of oncologists do not discuss fertility routinely with their at-risk patients. If you're facing cancer, ask your health care team for fertility...

Fertility Preservation Options for Women

However, studies show that the majority of oncologists do not discuss fertility routinely with their at-risk patients. If you're facing cancer, ask your health care team for...

Parenthood Options for Men

It is generally recommended that you wait six months-two years after you finish your cancer treatments before having your fertility tested, when sperm production has returned...

Parenthood Options for Women

It is generally recommended that you wait six months to five years after cancer treatment before trying to get pregnant. You may ask, "Why should I wait?" After a...

Cancer and Fertility Risks for Men

Questions to ask your health care team:Will my cancer treatments affect my fertility?Are there alternative ways to treat my cancer without compromising my fertility?What are my fertility...

Cancer and Fertility Risks for Women

Some women find that cancer treatment affects or damages their fertility. For some of these women, once treatment ends, natural conception and childbearing are no longer options. It is...

Fertility and Insurance

You may be wondering if your insurance will pay for fertility preservation procedures. Unfortunately, this is a new niche in medicine and therefore, coverage is limited. ...

Fertility for Prepubescent Boys with Cancer

Before Cancer Treatment You should always talk to your son’s health care team to discuss the risks and benefits of any procedure, including the ones listed in this article. Pre...

Fertility for Prepubescent Girls with Cancer

Before Cancer Treatment You should always talk to your daughter’s health care team to discuss the risks and benefits of any procedure, including the ones listed in this article. If your...

Breast Cancer

The Use of Hormones in Infertility Treatment Some infertility treatments use hormones to mature multiple eggs during a menstrual cycle. This is called standard stimulation. These hormones can raise...

Fertility FAQ for Women

1. What is the difference between infertility and premature ovarian failure? Premature ovarian failure is one cause of female infertility. Premature ovarian failure...

Fertility FAQ for Men

LIVESTRONG offers the following suggestions, clinical tools and resources to help fertility centers provide cancer patients with information about preservation, family-building...