How Can Cancer Treatment Impair A Boy’s Fertility Later?

My previous post was all about fertility in female childhood cancer survivors. But this is an issue that males might have to deal with as well.

Even though their bodies are different, both girls’ and boys’ fertility can be at risk from cancer treatment. Fortunately, there are fertility preservation options for both groups.

So, how can cancer treatment impact a boy’s future fertility? Here’s what parents and patients should know.


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Jill Beck
I've been an oncologist since 2010. With pediatric oncology, you get continuity of care with families—so you care for children when they're really sick and see them get better.

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