Fertility preservation in patients undergoing gonadotoxic therapy or gonadectomy a committee opinion

This document describes the responsibilities and strategies for fertility preservation in patients undergoing gonadotoxic medical therapy or radiation therapy or gonadectomy.

Authors

The Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Volume 100, Issue 5, Pages 1214-1223, November 2013

Abstract

Patients preparing to undergo gonadotoxic medical therapy or radiation therapy or gonadectomy should be provided with prompt counseling regarding available options for fertility preservation. Fertility preservation can best be provided by comprehensive programs designed and equipped to confront the unique challenges facing these patients.

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