Understanding Lymphoma Treatment’s Effects on Fertility


Fertility can often be affected by cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. While some of the problems may only be short-term, there may be long-term implications on fertility following lymphoma treatment. These videos discuss the possible fertility issues facing both males and females and the options open to lymphoma patients.


Male Fertility And Lymphoma

In this video from the Lymphoma Society, Richard Anderson, Professor of Clinical Reproductive Science at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland speaks about how male fertility may be affected by lymphoma. Prof. Anderson talks about the options men have prior to, and after, lymphoma treatment, and how different cancer therapies, chemotherapy and radiotherapy in particular, may affect the ability to produce sperm in the short- and long-term. He discusses the options of freezing sperm and fertility treatments available after recovery.

Learn more about female fertility and lymphoma here.

Men treated for lymphoma in childhood are more likely to experience fertility issues. Find out more. 

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