Pacey, A., Merrick, H., Arden-Close, E., Morris, K., Rowe, R., Stark, D. and Eiser, C., 2013. Implications of sperm banking for health-related quality of life up to 1 year after cancer diagnosis. British Journal of Cancer, 108 (5), 1004 - 1011 .
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Sperm banking is recommended for all men diagnosed with cancer where treatment is associated with risk of long-term gonadatoxicity, to offer the opportunity of fatherhood and improved quality of life. However, uptake of sperm banking is lower than expected and little is known about why men refuse. Our aims were to determine: (i) demographic and medical variables associated with decisions about banking and (ii) differences in quality of life between bankers and non-bankers at diagnosis (Time 1 (T1)) and 1 year later (Time 2 (T2)).
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Adult ; Counseling ; Decision Making ; Hematologic Neoplasms ; Humans ; Infertility, Male ; Male ; Neoplasms ; Physician's Role ; Quality of Life ; Questionnaires ; Semen Preservation ; Sperm Banks ; Testicular Neoplasms|
|Group:||Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Deposited By:||Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic|
|Deposited On:||08 Oct 2014 13:06|
|Last Modified:||08 Oct 2014 13:06|
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