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This video was a good example on how to approach this difficult discussion of fertility concerns after treatment.  I appreciated how the SW acknowledged the patient’s frustrations with lack of information prior to his treatment.  She did a great job in validating his concerns and bringing up the fact that even men who were not treated for cancer have issues with infertility.  She spoke to the patient in a way that was easily understood.  We did not hear much from the patient other than his frustrations.  I wish we could’ve heard more from the patient on his current place in life in regards to pursuing fertility evaluation and treatment.  I also wish the SW would’ve discussed some treatment options/referrals a little more in detail with the patient as well.  She did a good job in giving basic information on options moving forward.