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.
The Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Volume 100, Issue 5, Pages 1214-1223, November 2013
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.