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New podcast discusses cancer and fertility preservation

Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation and surgery can speed up the natural decline in available eggs, thereby reducing or destroying the egg reserve. They can also harm reproductive organs, making pregnancy difficult or impossible. The risk of being infertile … Continue reading

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New podcast: Fertility preservation and elective egg freezing

Women who come for fertility treatment at the Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey can partake in several options of fertility preservation for women, including freezing eggs or embryos. This technology can give a woman the potential to conceive in … Continue reading

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Study: Fertility info lacking for cancer survivors

Many young female cancer survivors say they don’t receive enough information about preserving their fertility, a new study finds. These women are at risk for early menopause because of their cancer treatment. If they want to have children but are … Continue reading

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Cancer and fertility: do you know the options?

Despite the efforts of many fertility experts, including us, many young cancer patients–especially females—still have limited awareness of the available ways to preserve their fertility. In a new study published in the journal Cancer, researchers gave questionnaires to almost 500 teens and … Continue reading

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Yes, you can have kids after cancer

There are now about 500,000 cancer survivors of reproductive age in the United States—and thanks to fertility specialists like those at RSCNJ, these patients can preserve their fertility so they can have children after their cancer treatment is finished. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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