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Many cancer treatments and some types of cancer can cause sexual and fertility-related side effects. The type of treatment you receive, your age at time of treatment, and how long it has been since you had treatment can impact your fertility. It is important to learn how the treatment recommended for you may affect your fertility before you start treatment. Talk to your healthcare providers if you have questions or concerns.

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Support Group

Young Adult Support Group

This support group provides a place where young adults, ages 18-40, can share their cancer experience, support one another and exchange information. Groups are facilitated by professional staff. For more information about this and other support groups, please call (805) 879-5690.

Schedule: 3rd Thursday of each month, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
For more information, see the Cancer Center calendar.

Location:  Ridley-Tree Cancer Center, 540 W. Pueblo St., Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor

Resources provided by the Cancer Resource Library are for informational purposes only. The information in these materials may or may not apply to your specific condition, and should not be construed as medical advice. We strongly encourage you to consult your healthcare provider to review anything you learn through these resources.

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center provides comprehensive cancer treatment and support programs for patients and families. We are recognized for medical excellence, a strong clinical research program, and a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention.

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