University of Minnesota Physicians reproductive and oncology specialists are leaders in preserving fertility in cancer patients. Cancer treatments including chemotherapy, radiation therapy and bone marrow transplant can affect fertility; however, our program offers patients a variety of fertility preservation options from egg freezing and sperm banking to surgical ovarian transposition and more. These offerings, along with our legacy as a leader in cancer survivorship and extensive experience in fertility care, make us a destination for patients from around the world.
- Comprehensive, coordinated care means patients benefit from experts in oncology, reproductive endocrinology, urology and psychology
- Variety of preservation options for females including: embyro freezing, egg freezing, ovarian suppression, donor egg, gestational surrogacy, surgical ovarian transposition and radical trachelectomy
- Variety of preservation options for males including: sperm banking, sperm extraction and donor sperm
- Minimally invasive surgery options including robotic-assisted surgeries
- Part of the Masonic Cancer Center, a nationally recognized leader in cancer research – where faculty are active in cancer treatment and fertility outcomes research
- Faculty participation at national level in the development of fertility preservation practice guidelines
- Clinical trial participation offered to patients as available and appropriate