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Adolescents & Young Adults

Adolescents and young adults have very specific concerns and needs when faced with a cancer diagnosis. This is the time when you want to meet others, focus on school and start a family. A cancer diagnosis can present many challenges, and we’re here to help you.

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Fertility Preservation Options for Men5637

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 preservation

Fertility Preservation Options for Women4547

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

Parenthood Options for Men3036

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 to

Parenthood Options for Women2745

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 six-month

Cancer and Fertility Risks for Men3246

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

Cancer and Fertility Risks for Women 2758

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

Fertility and Insurance4638

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 FAQ for Women3899

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

Emotional Challenges When Facing Cancer and Infertility2374

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,

Female Fertility Preservation9559

Female Fertility Preservation

Some women who go through cancer treatment find that they can't have children afterward. It is important to identify your risk for infertility before treatment starts and take steps to preserve your

Family-Building Options for Men: After Cancer Treatment

A cancer and fertility presentation for health care professionals, discussing options for men.

MyOncofertility.org

MyOncofertility.org is a patient education resource provided by the Oncofertility Consortium. This website provides information and tools to educate young adults about fertility preservation options

Family-Building Options for Women: After Cancer Treatment

A cancer and fertility presentation for health care professionals, discussing options for women.

Fertility Risk Chart for Men

Assessing how certain treatments could affect future fertility is an important part of cancer care. This chart represents a compilation of clinical experience and published data about the effect of