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RMA of New York Joins LIVESTRONG, Assisting Men and Women Affected by Cancer

November 4, 2009

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York) is proud to announce that Dr. Alan Copperman has joined the fertility advisory committee of LIVESTRONG, The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF). The entire team of physicians, nurses and staff at RMA of New York have long been ardent supporters of Fertile Hope, prior to their joining forces with LAF.

Dr. Alan Copperman, a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and co-medical director of RMA of New York, is enthusiastic about the opportunity to serve in a medical advisory capacity with LAF: “I am so honored to contribute to fertility preservation through the Lance Armstrong Foundation. I am personally inspired by the passionate and tireless efforts of Fertile Hope and LAF to support the cancer community and bring the hope of having future families.”

Dr. Copperman and LAF will continue the mission of disseminating timely and medically relevant information to individuals about to undergo life-saving treatments that may compromise future fertility. RMA of New York is recognized as a leader in oocyte cryopreservation, and is active in furthering the science of fertility preservation. The team of experts from urology, reproductive endocrinology, andrology and embryology has made significant progress in increasing the options and the likelihood of successful outcomes for patients diagnosed with cancer.

To find out more about RMA of New York’s fertility preservation services, please visit www.rmany.com/fertility-hope or call 212-756-5777.

About Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York

RMA of New York is the reproductive endocrinology and infertility division of Mount Sinai Medical Center and has been caring for patients in the midtown Manhattan location since 2001, with additional locations in Westchester and Long Island. RMA of New York is a full-service fertility center that focuses on fertility preservation and family building treatment options. RMA of New York consistently achieves high live birth rates, while maintaining low rates of triplet and higher birth outcomes. Highly individualized patient care is offered through seven reproductive endocrinologists, a urologist, a complementary care team and highly qualified staff. For more information, please call 212.756.5777 or visit www.rmany.com

About the Lance Armstrong Foundation

At the Lance Armstrong Foundation, we fight for the 28 million people around the world living with cancer today. There can be – and should be – life after cancer for more people. That’s why we kick in at the moment of diagnosis, giving people the resources and support they need to fight cancer head-on. We find innovative ways to raise awareness, fund research and end the stigma about cancer that many survivors face. We connect people and communities to drive social change, and we call for state, national and world leaders to help fight this disease. Anyone anywhere can join our fight against cancer. Join us at www.LIVESTRONG.org.

About Fertile Hope

Fertile Hope is a LIVESTRONG initiative dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.

SOURCE Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York)


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