Clinical Guidelines


Fertility preservation for people with cancer

COSA Fertility Preservation Guidelines Working Group

COSA thanks the following people for volunteering their time and expertise to develop these guidelines:

Associate Professor Catharyn (Kate) Stern, MBBS FRCOG FRANZCOG CREI (Co-Chair)
Head of Unit, Reproductive Services
Royal Women’s Hospital Melbourne and Melbourne IVF

Dr Antoinette Anazodo, MBBS, FRACP, MRCPCH, PHD, Diploma Adolescent Health (Co-Chair)
Paediatric & Adolescent Oncologist, Sydney Children's Hospital & Prince of Wales Hospital
Director, Sydney Youth Cancer Service
Lead Clinician, Youth Cancer NSW/ACT

Dr Catherine Allingham MD BSc (Hons) BMedSci
Research Officer
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Melbourne

Associate Professor Natalie Bradford, PhD MPH Bnur
Principal Research Fellow
Cancer and Palliative Care Outcomes Centre, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland

Medical Oncologist
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria

Dr Rebecca Deans, MB BS, M Med (Reproductive Health and Human Genetics), FRANZCOG, CREI
Gynaecologist,Reproductive Endocrinologist and Fertility Specialist
Royal Hospital for Women & Sydney Children's Hospital, University of New South Wales Randwick

Professor Roger Hart, MD FRANZCOG FRCOG CREI
Professor of Reproductive Medicine, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Western Australia, King Edward Memorial Hospital
Medical Director of Fertility Specialists of Western Australia

Dr Tamara Hunter, FRANZCOG CREI
Certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Subspecialist
Fertility Specialists of Western Australia

Associate Professor Yasmin Jayasinghe, MBBS, FRANZCOG, PhD
Senior Research Fellow and Consultant Gynaecologist
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Melbourne and the Royal
Children's Hospital, Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne

Consultant Maternal Fetal Medicine Subspecialist Obstetrician
Head of Fetal Medicine Unit, Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Melbourne

Dr Lei Shong Lau
Program Manager
Fertility Preservation Service, The Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne

Dr Shanna Logan, BA Arts (Anthropology)/ Bsc Psych (Hons 1), D. Psych (Clinical), PhD
Clinical Psychologist, Fertility Counsellor
FUTuRE Fertility Research Team, Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick.
Fertility & Research Centre, Royal Hospital for Women School of Women and Children's Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales

Professor Robert McLachlan AM, FRACP PhD
Consultant Andrologist
Medical Director, Healthy Male (Andrology Australia)
Director of Clinical Research, Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Monash University

Dr Kristen Neville, MBBS (Hons 1), PhD, FRACP
Department of Endocrinology, Sydney Children's Hospital and Faculty of Women's and Children's Health, University of NSW

Dr Michelle Peate PhD
Senior Research Fellow
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Women’s Hospital, University of Melbourne

Consultant Paediatric and Adolescent Oncologist and Palliative Care Physician
Perth Children’s Hospital, Perth, Western Australia

Dr Carla Saunders, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Health Services Management
University of Technology Sydney

Marianne Tome
Clinic Manager, Melbourne

Dr Rita Upreti, MBChB PhD FRACP
Consultant Endocrinologist
Clinical Andrology Service, Hudson Institute of Medical Research and Endocrinology Unit, Monash Health

Professor Kate White, PhD MN (Res) FRNCA
Clinical Chair Cancer Nursing Sydney Local Health District and University of Sydney, NSW

Guideline development team 

Dr Jessica Harris (Writer/editor/literature review)

Project Manager



Additional assistance from Dr Hayley Griffin in the project development stage is acknowledged.


Cancer Council would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work. We would also like to pay respect to the elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.
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