Cancer and fertility – information for men

Booklet
Published: 31 Jul 2019
Next review: 31 Jul 2022
Edition: 5

This booklet is about how cancer and its treatments can affect your fertility.

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Published: 31 Jul 2019
Next review: 31 Jul 2022
Edition: 5

This booklet is about how cancer and its treatments can affect your fertility.

About this booklet

The booklet explains:

  • how cancer treatments can affect fertility
  • how fertility can be preserved before cancer treatment
  • how fertility can be tested
  • fertility treatments to start a pregnancy
  • other options for having a child.

This booklet is for anyone who needs information on this before, during or after cancer treatment. This information is for you whether you are in a relationship or not and whatever your sexual orientation.

Visit our online information about fertility in men.

How we can help

Clinical Information Nurse Specialists
Our Cancer Information Nurse Specialists are dedicated cancer nurses available to talk to on our Macmillan Cancer Support Line. 
Financial guidance
Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.
Welfare rights advice and tools

There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our Welfare Rights Advisors are here to help.