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SickKids Fertility Preservation Program (SFPP pamphlet, Sperm banking for young men (pdf), includes topics such as:

    • Why do I have to decide right now?
    • Where do I sperm bank?
    • What happens at the sperm bank?
    • What if my family can’t afford to pay for it?
    • Will everyone know?
    • If I can’t make babies can I still have sex?
    • How does my stored sperm make babies?
    • What happens to my sperm? What if I cannot produce a sample?

Mount Sinai Sperm Banking pamphlet



Fertile Future brochures - See Cancer and Fertility, a Guide for Young Adults – includes topics such as:

    • Cancer and infertility
    • Cancer treatments that can cause infertility
    • Chemotherapy risks
    • Surgical risks
    • Premature ovarian failure
    • Egg cryopreservation
    • In Vitro maturation
    • Ovarian Tissue cryopreservation
    • Ovarian transposition
    • Fertility preservation options for males
    • Sperm cryopreservation, testicular shielding
    • Fertility options for cancer survivors


SickKids Departments:

Other Resources:

Cost reduction:



National Post story on the SickKids Fertility Preservation Program

Published papers:

An Approach to Fertility Preservation in Prepubertal and Postpubertal Females, Knight et al., Pediatric Blood Cancer

Hendershot, E., Maloney, A., Fawcett, S., Sarvanantham, S., McMahon, E., Gupta, A., & Mitchell, L. (2016). Advanced practice nurses: Improving access to fertility preservation for oncology patients. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal / Revue Canadienne De Soins Infirmiers En Oncologie, 26(1), 40-45.

YouTube videos:

Fertility conservation and preservation
Fertility options for young female cancer patients
Fertility options for young male cancer patients

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