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cancer | Fertility Preservation | Egg Freezing | Fertility Testing

By: Dr. Laura Meyer
October 12th, 2021

Cancer touches the lives of almost all Americans. Up to 40 percent of people will at some point face a cancer diagnosis, so we see and feel its effects in our families and across our communities.

Fertility Preservation | Egg Freezing

By: Joshua M. Hurwitz, MD
October 7th, 2020

Some of the most emotionally difficult conversations I have in my office on a weekly basis are those with patients who are diagnosed with cancer and come to me for fertility preservation. There is a psychological “double blow” hitting them all at once: not only is their cancer itself scary, but they are also worried that they will not be able to have children afterwards, because chemotherapy and radiation – while lifesaving – can damage their sperm and eggs.

Egg Freezing

By: Shandley McMurray
May 16th, 2019

Hey there, forward thinker! Whether you’re contemplating egg freezing for personal, professional, or health reasons, you’ve made family planning a priority. Now you’re hoping to find out how much it will cost.

Infertility | Fertility Preservation | Egg Freezing | TTC | Reproductive Health | Affording Treatment

By: Lisa Rosenthal
August 20th, 2018

Millennials became the “largest living generation” in 2015, outpacing the Baby Boomers, as reported by Healthline. This information was published in 2017 and was about, of all things, the state of fertility, infertility, babymaking, and delayed parenthood.