Most of the hematologists in our study said that they did not routinely inform patients about fertility preservation
before the start of treatment.
We hope our findings can sensitize urologists involved in cancer care to adopt a proactive approach when counselling their cancer patients about fertility preservation
through oncology sperm banking.
Although the American Society of Clinical Oncology recommends that oncologists routinely discuss the possibility of reproductive loss and offer the option of fertility preservation
for patients of reproductive age, only 61% of the California women reported that their oncologist mentioned that their treatment carried a risk of infertility.
These partner centers also use MEBNA's rapid egg freezing technology in both fertility preservation
and standard IVF cycles.
The importance of considering fertility preservation
for any reproductive-aged woman who has a new cancer diagnosis cannot be overemphasized.
Spermatogenesis continues after forties and even in older age due to the renewing stock of spermatogonial stem cells; therefore, preservation of pre-pubertal or adult spermatogonial stem cells provide an unlimited source of adult stem cells for fertility preservation
in men (2).
Key Words: Fertility preservation
, Malignant hematological diseases, Ovarian tissue cryopreservation, Embryo cryopreservation
Reports also come from Spain and other countries about fertility preservation
, prevention of cell aging, effects of passive smoke exposure on fertility, daylight changes and environment effects.
The only established method of female fertility preservation
is embryo cryopreservation.
New guidelines issued by the American Society of Clinical Oncology advise discussion of fertility preservation
options with cancer patients as early as possible in treatment planning.
Many of us take for granted that we know the nuts and bolts of reproduction and fertility preservation
The free egg freezing referral service connects women interested in fertility preservation
with the egg freezing experts in their local area.
Kentucky Fertility Institute will be a multi-provider center offering comprehensive reproductive healthcare services including in vitro fertilization, elective egg freezing, donors and surrogates, and fertility preservation
for oncology patients.
The fertility center located in Huntington, West Virginia, joins the more than 100 facilities included in ReproTech's Fertility Preservation
With respect to fertility preservation
, the opinion states that anti-Mullerian hormone level is the optimal screening tool for assessing ovarian reserve in survivors and stresses that potential options for fertility preservation
should be discussed prior to treatment in those at risk for infertility.