Fertility issues for cancer patients

Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2000 Nov 27;169(1-2):117-22. doi: 10.1016/s0303-7207(00)00364-6.


The ethos of cancer treatment now lies in 'quality survival'. Fertility potential and preservation for male and female cancer patients has become an important feature of their management. We explore some issues about cancer, its treatment and how it could manifest itself in the fertility and reproductive health of these patients.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Fertility*
  • Humans
  • Infertility / prevention & control
  • Male
  • Neoplasms / complications*
  • Neoplasms / physiopathology
  • Neoplasms / psychology
  • Reproductive Medicine / methods*
  • Reproductive Techniques