Resources - Fertility and Cancer
The purpose of this information guide is to direct patients and
health care professionals to sources of information on cancer and related topics,
it does not constitute an endorsement of the information contained in the resources.
This list is not meant to be comprehensive, but rather to provide starting points for Information seeking.
All listed materials can be found at the Patient Education Resource Center of the University of Michigan Comprehensive
Cancer Center in room B1-361.
Last Updated 12/2010
Brochures and Fact SheetsFertile Hope: "Cancer and Fertility"
National Cancer Institute:
- Managing Radiation Therapy Side Effects: What Women Can Do About Changes in Sexuality and Fertility
- Managing Radiation Therapy Side Effects: What Men Can Do About Changes in Sexuality and Fertility
- Sexual and Fertility Changes in Women: Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects
- Sexual and Fertility Changes in Men: Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects
BookBeck, Lindsay and Oktay, Kutluk H. 100 Questions & Answers about Cancer and Fertility. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2007.
Audiovisual ResourcesMyOncofertility.org Videos and Animations
- Access the MyOncofertility.org website at: myoncofertility.org
- Click on "Animations" or "Videos"
Videos feature cancer patients and survivors describing their experience with fertility issues. The animations cover more general topics such as fertility and cancer in men and women.
Web ResourcesAmerican Cancer Society - Fertility and Cancer: What are my Options?
- Access the American Cancer Society website at: www.cancer.org
- Click on "Find Support and Treatment"
- Click on "Treatments and Side Effects"
- Under "Physical Side Effects," click on "Learn More"
- Scroll down and click on "Fertility and Cancer: What are my Options?"
American Society of Clinical Oncology - Cancer.Net Guide to Fertility and Cancer
- Access American Society of Clinical Oncology - Cancer.Net at: www.cancer.net
- Click on "Coping"
- Click on "Emotional and Physical Matters"
- Click on "Fertility and Cancer"
University of Michigan ResourcesUniversity of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center - Fertility Preservation (PR)
Patient Support Organizations
This document is not intended to take the place of the care and attention of your personal physician or other professional medical services. Our aim is to promote active participation in your care and treatment by providing information and education. Questions about individual health concerns or specific treatment options should be discussed with your physician.