Understanding How Cancer Treatment Affects Fertility and Exploring Fertility-Sparing Options before Treatment

VIDEO | 11:00

Memorial Sloan Kettering clinical nurse specialist and fertility expert Joanne Frankel Kelvin provides an overview of how treatment for cancer can affect a woman’s reproductive system and describes options for preserving one’s ability to have a biological child such as egg and embryo freezing. She also outlines alternative routes to parenthood such as egg donation, adoption, and surrogacy, as well as the complex legal issues and considerable financial implications that these choices may have.


Joanne Frankel Kelvin