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Fertility and Bone Marrow Transplant: What You Need to Know about Fertility Preservation

During this program, Christina Ferrero, a BMT Nurse Practitioner from Cleveland Clinic explains what you need to know about family planning if you are preparing for a bone marrow or cord blood transplant. She begins by briefly discussing the bone marrow transplant process and focuses on how chemotherapy or radiation before the actual transplant occurs can affect fertility and explains options on how you can preserve your fertility.

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Describe fertility preservation options for both men and women
  • List questions to ask your doctor about preserving fertility
  • Identify resources about fertility preservation
  • Understand why fertility preservation is important for patients living with aplastic anemia, MDS, or PNH
This program is brought to you by AAMDSIF in partnership with Be The Match