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Fertility and Cancer

Alliance for Fertility Preservation - The Alliance is made up of a team of professionals who have chosen to join together to advance the field of fertility preservation, with an exclusive focus on fertility preservation for cancer patients.

American Cancer Society: Female Fertility and Cancer OR Male Fertility and Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Here you can learn how cancer treatments affect fertility and options you have before, during, and after treatment.

ASCO Guideline Update on Fertility Preservation in Patients With Cancer - ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology)  issued a clinical practice guideline update about fertility preservation in people treated for cancer.

Cancer.Net: Fertility Concerns and Preservation for Men OR Fertility Concerns and Preservation for Women  - Cancer.Net provides timely, comprehensive, oncologist-approved information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).  Additional topics include:

Livestrong: Cancer and Fertility Risks for Women OR Cancer and Fertility Risks for Men - Livestrong provides the practical information and tools people living with cancer need to live strong. Find links to detailed information, suggestions, and additional resources from this site.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Preserving Fertility in Women OR Fertility in Men - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network:  Cancer and Fertility - A fact sheet about how some treatments can impact reproductive health.

ReproductiveFacts.org - This site is maintained by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and one can find information on infertility, menopause, contraception, reproductive surgery, endometriosis, and other reproductive disorders.

SaveMyFertility - SaveMyFertility is an authoritative resource for adult cancer patients and the parents of children with cancer who want to learn more about preserving their fertility before and during cancer treatment, and protecting their hormonal health after treatment.

Young Survival Coalition: Fertility and Family Planning - Young Survival Coalition (YSC) strengthens the community, addresses the unique needs, amplifies the voice and improves the quality of life of young adults affected by breast cancer, locally, nationally and internationally.

 

Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Moving Forward: Fertility - Get perspectives on fertility and cancer from oncology experts and young adult survivors in these two “Moving Forward” videos from ASCO and the LIVESTRONG Foundation.

YouTube Playlist: Sexual Health & Fertility - A series of videos on sexual health and fertility issues, curated by the Resource and Learning Center.

 

January 2021