Many cancer treatments can affect fertility for both men and women.
Information for cancer survivors and their families
- CanTeen booklet: Maybe later baby? A guide to fertility for young people after cancer
- Cancer Council Victoria booklet: Fertility and cancer
- The Royal Womens Hospital website: Cancer treatment and fertility
- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre website: Fertility
- Springboard Beyond Cancer website: Infertility for men –self management (US)
- Springboard Beyond Cancer website: Infertility for women –self management (US)
- American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) guideline (2018): Fertility preservation in patients with cancer: ASCO clinical practice guideline update
Additional information for health professionals
If you would like to advise of any relevant services or provide feedback please email, ACSC.
Clinical services at Peter Mac Parkville
If you would like to advise of any relevant services or provide feedback please email, ACSC. If you are treated elsewhere, please speak with your oncology team, as you may have different clinical service options.
Other clinical services in the Peter Mac precinct
The following services are available to patients of the Parkville precinct (Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Women’s Hospital). Peter Mac is also part of the Parkville precinct, with services listed separately, above. If you are treated elsewhere, please speak with your oncology team, as you may have different clinical service options.
- The Royal Womens Hospital: Menopause symptoms after cancer clinic (MSAC). This clinic offers advice on medical therapies to help alleviate menopausal symptoms, and information on lifestyle factors such as exercise and nutrition, sexual counselling and fertility after cancer treatment.
- The Royal Womens Hospital: Fertility preservation services. This service provides medical fertility preservation consultation, assessment and advice for girls, young women, boys and young men whose fertility is at risk.