Prepubertal males v females, which is more protected against infertilty
How can cranial radiation impact feritlity
the pituitary gland produces FSH and LH which signal the ovaries/testes to produce sex hormones. XRT can damage the gland.
What do the sertoli cells manufacture
What do leydig cells manufacture
Which is more likely to be affected by chemo, the leydig cells or sertoli cells? what does this mean?
leydig are more resistant to chemo/XRT. this means you can have normal testosterone but still be infertile
Does hormone suppression help preserve gonad function?
no. old theory, not supported
Any options for (postpubertal) males who cannot produce sperm sample?
surgical extraction by a urologist
How can TBI or pelvic radation affect the uterus
may not be able to grow during pregnancy
What works better, embryo freezing or egg freezing
embryo, but it is not an option for anyone who is single or young