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The following information explains how radiotherapy can affect your fertility (ability to father a child) for you and your partner during and after radiotherapy treatment for cancer.

 If you are concerned that your radiotherapy treatment may impact on your ability to father a child you should discuss this with your doctor or treatment team BEFORE starting your treatment.

This document is a guide only and cannot cover every possible situation. The health professionals caring for you should always consider your individual situation when making decisions about your care. Contact your cancer clinic staff or doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your treatment, or you are having problems coping with side effects. Use of this document is subject to eviQ’s disclaimer available at www.eviQ.org.au

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22 May 2018