The best way to preserve fertility is by sperm banking prior to beginning cancer treatment. Even if you are not ready to start a family, sperm can be stored for many years.
Labs needed prior to sperm cryopreservation: HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, RPR (rapid plasma reagin)
Please call ART (Assisted Reproductive Technologies) Laboratory at 410-583-2714 for more information and to schedule an appointment.
There are several agencies that provide financial assistance for qualifying patients, please inquire with your practitioner at Johns Hopkins for guidance.