Young adults (teens to age 35) and adolescents have very specific concerns when they are diagnosed with cancer. This is a time when they want to meet others and form close relationships. It's a time
“But you’re so young” is often how the conversation starts when people find out that I am a cancer survivor. Diagnosed at 28 and again at…
Male infertility is an inability to produce healthy sperm or to ejaculate sperm. Although sperm production usually recovers after cancer treatment, you should discuss the risks of infertility with
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 important
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.
1. What is the difference between infertility and premature ovarian failure? Premature ovarian failure is one cause of female infertility. Premature ovarian failure means
The emotional toll can be particularly challenging for those whose future fertility is threatened by the very medications and procedures that were meant to save their lives. Sadness, loss, anger,
Nearly 72,000 young adults, ages 15–39, are diagnosed with cancer every year. Young adult cancer survivors can face unique challenges like…