Effect of Chemotherapy on Spermatogenesis / Steroidogenesis in Young Osteosarcoma Survivors

Purpose

This research trial studies saliva, semen, and blood samples to determine effects of chemotherapy on fertility in osteosarcoma survivors. Study biospecimen samples from osteosarcoma survivors in the laboratory may help doctors learn whether chemotherapy causes fertility problems and to learn more about the long term effects.

Eligibility

  • Ages: 18 years to 50 years
  • Sexes: Male
  • Accepts healthy volunteers?: No

For additional eligibility criteria. please contact the study team.

Procedures

  • Biospecimen Collection: Undergo collection of blood and provide saliva and semen samples.
  • Laboratory Biomarker Analysis (correlative studies)
  • Questionnaire administration: Ancillary studies

Contact the study team

Additional eligibility criteria and study procedure details can be explained by the study team. Please call or email:

  • Phone: 352.273.8675
  • Email: trials@cancer.ufl.edu

Age

18 to 65

Gender

Male

Keywords

Cancer, Osteosarcoma, Chemotherapy, Infertility

Principal Investigator

Margarett Shnorhavorian, MD

Department

Oncology

Contact Information

trials@cancer.ufl.edu

352.273.8675


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