Fertility preservation during cancer treatment

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In this episode:

  • The ways in which cancer therapies may impact on subsequent fertility
  • The importance of addressing fertility issues in those facing chemotherapy/radiotherapy
  • Techniques to preserve fertility in both male and female patients before and after cancer therapy
  • Preserving fertility in prepubescent patients
  • The main limitations of fertility preservation techniques

 

Host: Dr Terri Foran, Sexual Health Physician; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW

Guest: A/Prof Kate Stern, Specialist, Gynaecologist and Reproductive Endocrinologist; Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Royal Women’s Hospital; Clinical Director and Head of Clinical Research, Melbourne IVF

Total time: 21 mins

 

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Last Updated: 23 Nov, 2021

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