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Table 3 Sperm banking outcomes of each type of six cancers in each way of disposition

From: Male cancer patient sperm cryopreservation for fertility preservation: 10-year monocentric experience

  Germ cell tumors Hematological neoplasms Head and neck cancers Thoracic tumors Abdominal tumors Other tumors Total
Ongoing storage 60(29.3 %) 55(26.8 %) 37(18.0 %) 8(3.9 %) 21(10.2 %) 24(11.7 %) 205
Destroyed 22(20.4 %) 28(25.9 %) 25(23.1 %) 6(5.6 %) 10(9.3 %) 17(15.7 %) 108
Used 2(15.4 %) 4(30.8 %) 4(30.8 %) 0(0 %) 2(15.4 %) 1(7.7 %) 13
Death 0(0 %) 2(50 %) 0(0 %) 0(0 %) 1(25 %) 1(25 %) 4
Unfrozen 6(23.1 %) 12(46.2 %) 5(19.2 %) 0(0 %) 1(3.8 %) 2(7.7 %) 26
  1. Percentages within brackets indicate the proportion of each type tumor in each way of disposition of cryopreserved spermatozoa