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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...

2012-09-14 23:01:22

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialists at the Reproductive Science Center of New England, Isaac Glatstein, MD and Samuel Pauli, MD, have been awarded the Patients' Choice Award based on fertility patients' online reviews. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Two prominent Massachusetts fertility doctors have recently received 2012 Patients' Choice awards. The award is based on infertility patient reviews posted on vitals.com, a leading medical patient review website. Out of...

2012-07-02 21:45:16

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for the breast cancer genes BRCA1/2 is now feasible and established, with good success rates for those treated, according to investigators from the reproduction, oncology and genetics centers of the university hospitals of Maastricht and Brussels. The results follow a review of the largest number of PGD treatments for BRCA1/2 in Europe and were presented today at the annual meeting of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) by...

2012-06-28 13:02:08

A groundbreaking study of nearly 250,000 U.S. women reveals live birth rates approaching natural fertility can be achieved using assisted reproductive technology, where eggs are removed from a woman´s ovaries, combined with sperm and then returned to the woman´s body. The research, led by Michigan State University´s Barbara Luke and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, highlights what factors help or hinder getting pregnant using assisted reproductive...

2012-05-30 10:34:42

There are significant gaps in the information women receive about their future fertility following cancer diagnosis, suggests a new paper published today (30 May) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Infertility can be a side-effect of cancer treatment and there are increasing numbers of people of reproductive age undergoing such treatment. This study - led by the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian - looks at perceptions and use of fertility preservation...

Developments In Cancer Research Regarding Women
2012-05-30 06:24:11

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com It´s a known fact that males and females suffer inequalities. First, it was in school. Then, it was in the workplace. Even though times are changing and women are gaining more power, they still have the short end of the stick when it comes to cancer treatment and fertility. New research has come out regarding the causes of cancer and the effects of cancer treatment for women. A new study by a Swedish team of researchers, published in the Journal of...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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