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2011-10-13 15:00:00

If diagnosed with breast cancer, women should ask questions about fertility preservation methods such as egg freezing and embryo freezing. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 During October's is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, FertilityAuthority (http://www.fertilityauthority.com/), the leading web portal for fertility information, is highlighting awareness about fertility preservation options as a part of cancer treatment. The editors recommend five questions women who receive a diagnosis...

2011-09-15 20:35:32

Northwestern Memorial experts urge women to recognize warning signs; receive appropriate screenings Ovarian cancer is a rare but often deadly disease that can strike at any time in a woman's life. It affects one in 70 women and in the past was referred to as a silent killer, but researchers have found there are symptoms associated with ovarian cancer that can assist in early detection. Experts at Northwestern Memorial say the best defense is to make use of preventive methods, understand...

2011-08-25 12:08:30

Current estimates of the impact of chemotherapy on women's reproductive health are too low, according to a University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) study. The researchers say their analysis of the age-specific, long-term effects of chemotherapy provides new insights that will help patients and clinicians make more informed decisions about future reproductive options, such as egg harvesting. Previous studies largely have focused on amenorrhea, or the lack of menstruation shortly after...

2011-08-15 00:00:29

The complimentary credit can be used for any non insurance-covered service. Please contact Southwest Fertility Center for more details. Phoenix, AZ / Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) August 14, 2011 Southwest Fertility Center (http://southwestfertilitycenter.com) is pleased to announce four upcoming fertility seminar dates at their Phoenix, Arizona branch. To register, please RSVP by calling call 602-956-7481. Every attendee will receive a $250 couple credit toward any non insurance-covered service. The...

2011-07-20 02:12:29

Temporarily suppressing ovarian function with use of the hormone analogue triptorelin reduced the occurrence of early menopause induced by chemotherapy among women with breast cancer, according to a study in the July 20 issue of JAMA. Approximately 6 percent of women with breast cancer are diagnosed before age 40 years, with the majority of young patients receiving systemic treatment with chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, or both. Chemotherapy regimens are associated with an incidence of...

2011-05-31 09:44:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A New York IVF center warns against simplistic interpretation of a recent report on IVF pregnancy rates, published online in the medical journal Human Reproduction. The paper(1) reported that maximal birth rates were achieved when 15 to 20 oocytes (eggs) were retrieved in an IVF cycle. A press release(2) by the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), which publishes the journal, summarized the study as demonstrating that "15...

2011-05-20 10:12:00

SEATTLE, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, first-of-its-kind Seattle in vitro fertilization program can save women 30 percent on the expense of conceiving a child with a donated egg. The cost-savings comes through Seattle Reproductive Medicine's new shared-donor program that lets two women use eggs provided by a single donor. The program cuts costs by thousands of dollars. At Seattle Reproductive Medicine, the total expense for a cycle of in vitro fertilization (IVF) with a donated egg...

2011-04-04 18:27:21

Fertility is a priority for many young women with breast cancer, yet new research has found many have little knowledge about fertility issues, leading to confusion and conflict around planning for a family. In a new study published in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Oncology, a team of University of New South Wales researchers has for the first time measured fertility-related knowledge and intentions in young women with breast cancer. The study, part of a PhD thesis by Dr Michelle Peate...


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