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Latest Fertility preservation Stories

2013-10-09 23:24:00

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Fertility Centers of Illinois discusses genetic screening for breast cancer and fertility preservation during a breast cancer diagnosis. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 For some families with the BRCA1 gene mutation, the lifetime risk of breast cancer can be as high as 80 percent, with the average risk of breast cancer resulting from a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation ranging from 45 to 65 percent. Through advances in modern science, couples are...

2013-10-03 23:35:10

On September 26 and 27, Pacific Fertility Center (PFC) was featured prominently in two San Francisco Business Times articles on egg freezing and fertility preservation. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 On September 26 and 27, Pacific Fertility Center (PFC) was featured prominently in two San Francisco Business Times articles on egg freezing and fertility preservation. The two-part series—“Buying the time for a baby” and “The costs of buying more time for a...

2013-10-03 23:34:24

Reproductive endocrinologist and molecular biologist Dr. Heidi Cook-Andersen has joined the region’s top fertility team at Reproductive Partners-UC San Diego Regional Fertility Center in La Jolla. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Reproductive endocrinologist and molecular biologist Dr. Heidi Cook-Andersen has joined the region’s top fertility team at Reproductive Partners-UC San Diego Regional Fertility Center in La Jolla. The facility, one of the leading fertility centers in the...

2013-08-27 23:29:35

Practice Continues to Help Create Families Through Cutting-Edge Assisted Reproductive Technologies Memphis, TN (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Fertility Associates of Memphis recently marked a significant milestone: its 5,000th baby born from assisted reproductive technologies. The number highlights just how many couples struggle with infertility and the specialized treatments that can help. In the United States, 15 percent of all couples will face fertility issues, and many will be diagnosed...

2013-07-22 13:22:05

-Only 40 per cent of women happy with fertility discussions with their doctor compared to 64 per cent of men -Sperm banking has been available for over 30 years -Egg freezing has only just become available Young female cancer patients are unhappy about the way fertility preservation options are discussed with them by doctors before starting cancer treatment, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Sheffield and The Children's Hospital, Sheffield. The pioneering...

2013-07-15 10:30:03

Although women who survived childhood cancer face an increased risk of infertility, nearly two-thirds of those who tried unsuccessfully to become pregnant for at least a year eventually conceived, according to clinical researchers at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital. This is comparable to the rate of eventual pregnancy among all clinically infertile women. "Most women think that if they had cancer as a child, then they'll...

2013-06-03 23:14:19

Dr. Vasiliki Moragianni brings international experience to the growing practice at Fertility Solutions. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Fertility Solutions is proud to introduce Dr. Vasiliki Moragianni, the newest addition to its renowned, all-female team of fertility specialists. Founded by Dr. Carol Anania, Dr. Ania Kowalik and Dr. Pei-Li Huang, Fertility Solutions was created with the goal of helping patients experience the miracle of life through intelligent, affordable and truly...

2013-06-03 08:29:06

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that it will donate $1M to the Alliance for Fertility Preservation (the Alliance), a newly formed 501c3 charitable organization established by and comprised of experts representing a broad range of disciplines. The Alliance helps to promote the education of patients diagnosed with cancer to enable them to make the best informed decisions regarding fertility preservation options prior to...

2013-05-30 13:41:33

New study enables women to calculate their chances of a live birth after egg freezing Researchers from New York Medical College and the University of California Davis have for the first time codified age-specific probabilities of live birth after in vitro fertilization (IVF) with frozen eggs. A team of researchers led by Kutluk Oktay, M.D., a New York Medical College physician/scientist who specializes in preserving the fertility of female cancer patients, conducted a meta-analysis of...

2013-05-17 23:18:03

Fertility Centers of Illinois discusses genetic screening for breast cancer and fertility preservation during a breast cancer diagnosis. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 After learning she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer due to a genetic predisposition through the BRCA1 gene, Angelina Jolie made the decision to undergo a [preventative double mastectomy, lessening her risk to five percent. Angelina´s decision shines the spotlight on genetic predisposition to disease, and what...