Gaining consent to freeze spermatozoa from adolescents with cancer: legal, ethical and practical aspects.

@article{Bahadur2001GainingCT,
  title={Gaining consent to freeze spermatozoa from adolescents with cancer: legal, ethical and practical aspects.},
  author={Gulam Bahadur and Jeremy Whelan and David Ralph and Peter Hindmarsh},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={188-193}
}
Sperm banking for early adolescent cancer patients requires delicate, sensitive handling and, in the UK, consideration is required of statutory elements. No information at present exists about how adolescents with cancer are normally treated or counselled for sperm banking. Here we highlight the type of issues in relation to fertility preservation faced by clinicians and those faced by adolescents at a sperm storage laboratory. We explore the very real difficulties of bringing together these… CONTINUE READING

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