MAC15118 E03 Fertility Young people - cover image

Fertility - support for young people affected by cancer

Booklet
Published: 30 Sep 2019
Next review: 30 Sep 2022
Edition: 3
MAC15118 E03 Fertility Young people - cover image

This booklet is for teenagers and young adults who have, or have had, cancer.If you're worried about how cancer and its treatment may affect your fertility (ability to have children), this booklet could help you.

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Published: 30 Sep 2019
Next review: 30 Sep 2022
Edition: 3

This booklet is for teenagers and young adults who have, or have had, cancer.If you're worried about how cancer and its treatment may affect your fertility (ability to have children), this booklet could help you.

About this booklet

The booklet explains:

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

This information is for you whether you are in a relationship or not and whatever your sexual orientation.

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.