Semen quality in men with malignant diseases before and after therapy and the role of cryopreservation.

@article{Trottmann2007SemenQI,
  title={Semen quality in men with malignant diseases before and after therapy and the role of cryopreservation.},
  author={Matthias Trottmann and Armin J. Becker and Thomas C Stadler and Julia Straub and Irina Soljanik and Boris Schlenker and Christian G Stief},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={355-67}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the literature and answer questions about semen quality in young cancer patients before and after therapy and the importance of sperm cryopreservation. METHODS All aspects of sperm cryopreservation and effects of therapies on semen quality were examined on the basis of MedLine database searches. RESULTS Chemotherapy, radiation, or their combination results in a significant reduction of sperm quality and as a consequence an indefinite time of infertility follows. The type… CONTINUE READING