Cancer Patient Fertility Preservation

 

 
Cancer Patient Fertility Preservation

Cancer patients should receive insurance coverage for infertility treatment which will preserve there fertility before the start of cancer therapies.

 

 

 

  • Infertility ‘more common among childhood cancer survivors’”.   Children who suffer from cancer are more likely to suffer from fertility problems as an adult.  Research found approximately 25% fulfilled the World Health Organization’s definition of sterility because they failed to conceive within 24 months
    (Source: International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Wednesday, March 07, 2012)

 
 An excellent resource for additional information is LiveSTRONG Fertile Hope, www.fertilehope.org.