Sex and Men With Cancer: Overview

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Fathering children and cancer treatment

Some cancer treatments cause men to become unable to father a child (infertile). If you think you might want to have children someday, talk to your doctor before starting treatment. One option may be to bank (save and preserve) your sperm. (See our document called Fertility and Men With Cancer for more details.)

Last Medical Review: 08/28/2014
Last Revised: 09/23/2014