Fertility and Cancer

American Cancer Society: 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's Guidelines on Fertility Preservation - ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology)  issued a clinical practice guideline about fertility preservation in people treated for cancer, and this patient guide is based on ASCO's recommendations.

fertileHope - fertileHope is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients faced with infertility. Here, you can learn about fertility risks, research, and financial assistance. There is also a physician finder.

Livestrong: Female Infertility Or Male Infertility - Founded in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist, Lance Armstrong, the Lance Armstrong Foundation 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 Your Fertility for Women OR Preserving Your Fertility for Men - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need.

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.

Science Daily: New Technique Could Save Cancer Patients' Fertility - Updated several times a day with breaking news and feature articles, seven days a week, this site covers discoveries in all fields of the physical, biological, earth and applied sciences.

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.
 

Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Fertility issues for adolescents and young adults - This video by the National Cancer Institute discusses the special concerns young people have regarding fertility after cancer treatment.

March 2014