Sperm Banking

All patients should be offered sperm storage prior to radiotherapy, even if they are oligospermic. The outcomes of discussions and decisions about sperm storage should be documented in the patient notes.

Sperm storage cryopreservation is performed via the Andrology laboratory, Hammersmith Hospital.

Contact:     Dr Kevin Lindsay

                    Principal Clinician Scientist

                   t  020 3383 4680

                   f  020 3383 3591

For patients proceding to sperm storage HIV, Hep B and Hep C status should be checked. However, the patient can proceed with sperm storage whilst the virology is being checked.

A standard referral letter to the Andrology Service.