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2013-05-07 23:30:04

Advances in Fertility Preservation with Egg Freezing Benefit Infertile Community & Cancer Patients. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The ability to successfully freeze, thaw, and fertilize a woman´s oocytes (eggs) has led to the first generation of babies born as a result of this advanced reproductive technology. Fertility Associates of Memphis reported the region´s first live births from frozen egg in-vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles, with expectations for ongoing success...

2013-04-01 16:24:05

RALEIGH, N.C., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolina Conceptions in Raleigh, NC is pleased to announce its partnership with the Livestrong Foundation and Fertile Hope, a Livestrong initiative. The Livestrong Foundation supports cancer patients in their efforts to preserve their future fertility through grants and educational materials. Carolina Conceptions provides fertility preservation (egg, sperm and embryo freezing) at discounted rates to individuals struggling with the diagnosis of...

2013-02-07 23:03:45

Fertility Centers of Illinois, the most renowned center in the Midwest, is pleased to welcome Dr. Jennifer Hirshfeld-Cytron to their experienced and reputable physician team. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 Fertility Centers of Illinois is pleased to welcome Dr. Jennifer Hirshfeld-Cytron to their experienced and reputable physician team. Dr. Hirshfeld-Cytron will practice at the Orland Park location. Dr. Hirshfeld-Cytron´s areas of interest and expertise include fertility...

2013-01-31 23:01:39

New York Tri-State residents can access unique program that bundles IVF treatment AND medications, with below-market rates for each IVF treatment cycle. The program is now available in 8 locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 WINFertility, Inc., the leader in Infertility Management Programs for insurers and employers, today announced the extension of its consumer offering throughout the metropolitan New York area, including Central New...

2013-01-10 05:03:45

For the second consecutive year, Dr. Spencer Richlin, Surgical Director and Fertility Specialist with Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), has been honored by his peers by being rated a “Top Doc.” During the past eight years, Dr. Richlin has helped hundreds of Connecticut patients start their families through advanced assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization (IVF). Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 For the second consecutive year,...

2012-12-11 12:27:46

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announced that its online community for oncology nurses - TheONC.org - will host a webinar, "Fertility Preservation: Options for Patients with Cancer," on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 12 p.m. ET. The webinar will address the effects of cancer treatment on fertility and outline options available for men and women to preserve fertility prior to treatment. According to the American Cancer Society, about five percent of the more than...

2012-10-23 19:21:20

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association urged patients and the medical community to call upon Congress to pass the aptly named Family Act, S 965/HR 3522. This important call to action took place during the 68(th) Annual Meeting for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) in San Diego, CA. The Family Act is a federal bill which will create a tax credit for the out-of-pocket costs associated with in vitro fertilization (IVF) and...

2012-10-13 04:03:53

Fertility Rescue Initiative Honors National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Offering Egg Freezing at No Cost Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sher Fertility Institute is seeking to create awareness of its Fertility Rescue Initiative, which offers patients that have been diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to freeze their eggs at no cost. The procedure normally costs $10,000 or more. It is well known that most chemotherapy regimens destroy...

Cell Death Offers Hope For Cancer Treatment
2012-09-23 15:35:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Australian scientists from Melbourne have recently found a pair of proteins that cause the death of early egg cells in the ovaries. Blocking these proteins means cells survive the effects of radiotherapy, according to the study in Molecular Cell. The implications of this research could prevent infertility caused by cancer treatments and even stave off menopause. The team included researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall...

2012-09-18 23:01:25

Advanced Fertility Center of Texas in Houston, Texas announces that it is a sponsor for the Amerejuve 2012 PCOS 5K Fun Run/Walk on September 23rd, 2012. The annual event raises funds and awareness for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, one of the main causes of infertility in women. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 Advanced Fertility Center of Texas, a group of fertility treatment centers in the Houston, Texas area, is pleased to announce that it is one of the sponsors for the Amerejuve...