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Title Cancer and fertility / Edmund S. Sabanegh, Jr., editor
Published Switzerland : Humana Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 228 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Current clinical urology, 2197-7194
Current clinical urology. 2197-7194
Contents Demographics of Cancer in the Reproductive Age Male -- Demographics of Cancer in the Reproductive Age Female -- Physiology of Spermatogenesis -- Opportunities for Disruption -- Fertility Assessment in the Male -- Fertility Assessment in the Female -- Fertility Conditions associated with Cancer Development -- Chemotherapy and Fertility -- Radiation therapy and Fertility -- Sperm Banking for Cancer Patients -- Fertility Preservation Strategies in the Male Cancer Patient -- Fertility Preservation in the Female Cancer Patient -- Cancer Treatment in Pregnancy -- Surgical Approaches for Sperm Harvest in the Azoospermic Cancer Patient -- Stem Cells and Fertility -- The Role of Assisted Reproduction in the Cancer Patient -- Third Party Reproduction
Summary This unique textbook is designed to provide a summary of state of the art developments in both male and female fertility and its association with cancer for both new and experienced practitioners. Clear, concise and readable, the text allows the reader to obtain rapid answers to this challenging medical issue. Special emphasis is placed on diagnostic and treatment algorithms. Topics covered include demographics of cancer in the reproductive age male, fertility conditions which predispose to cancer development, the role of assisted reproduction for fertility management, as well as fertility preservation strategies for the male and female cancer patients. Cancer and Fertility will be of great value to general urologists, uro-oncologists, gynecologists, medical oncologists, obstetricians, primary care providers, allied health providers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed May 10, 2016)
Subject Cancer -- Complications.
Fertility, Human.
Infertility.
Fertility.
Fertility Preservation.
Neoplasms -- complications.
Quality of Life.
Form Electronic book
Author Sabanegh, Edmund S., Jr., editor
ISBN 9783319277110 (electronic bk)
3319277111 (electronic bk)
(print)