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Semen Storage

Sperm banking should be considered before all intensive regimens, especially those in which an alkylating agent is used, e.g.:

If sperm banking has been offered but declined, this should be recorded in the notes. At the time of diagnosis, the quality of the sperm is often poor. It is very rare not to be sterile after SCT, however after the other regimens, fertility may return.

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Information for Health Care Team

Procedure to Organise a Freeze

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January 2019

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January 2022


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Topic Code: 5081