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BMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39462.416389.4E (Published 17 January 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:112

Cancer patients should have equal access to fertility services: The UK should have a national policy on storing sperm, eggs, and embryos for patients having cancer treatment, says a report from the Royal Colleges of Physicians, Radiologists, and Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (order through www.rcplondon.ac.uk). Every year 11 000 people in the UK aged under 40 are diagnosed with cancer and they should have the same access to funded infertility treatment as everyone else, say the colleges.

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