Testicular germ cell cancer is one of the most curable cancers.
Most patients are treated during their reproductive years, making infertility a significant quality of life issue after successful treatment. This focused review evaluates the factors that contribute to infertility and specific fertility risks with the various testicular cancer treatments. Timing of patient discussions and current fertility treatments are reviewed.
Urol Clin North Am. 2015 Aug;42(3):409-20. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2015.05.003. Epub 2015 Jun 11.
Ostrowski KA1, Walsh TJ2.
1 Department of Urology, Oregon Health and Science University, 3303 Southwest Bond Avenue, CH10U, Portland, OR 97239, USA.
2 Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 Northeast Pacific, Box 356510, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.