Cancer treatment in childhood and testicular function: the importance of the somatic environment

@inproceedings{Stukenborg2018CancerTI,
  title={Cancer treatment in childhood and testicular function: the importance of the somatic environment},
  author={Jan-Bernd Stukenborg and Kirsi Jahnukainen and Marsida Hutka and Rod T Mitchell},
  booktitle={Endocrine connections},
  year={2018}
}
Testicular function and future fertility may be affected by cancer treatment during childhood. Whilst survival of the germ (stem) cells is critical for ensuring the potential for fertility in these patients, the somatic cell populations also play a crucial role in providing a suitable environment to support germ cell maintenance and subsequent development… CONTINUE READING