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Fertility Preservation

Preserving Your Fertility After a Cancer Diagnosis

Dr. David Adamson | Posted 11.16.2016 | Women
Dr. David Adamson

Today's advances in medical treatment have helped more cancer survivors start or add to families. To optimize your results, work closely with your oncologist and consult a fertility specialist immediately - before treatment. That way, you can make the best decision for your health and your future family.

Freezing Your Eggs at Fortysomething

Francesca Maxime | Posted 11.06.2016 | Women
Francesca Maxime

I want women to know to just freeze their eggs if they want to. And for younger women, take a minute when you're in your 20's or 30's and just freeze them if you think having kids later in life is important to you. Because life happens - and sometimes things you think will line up, don't.

7 Things to Know Before Starting Chemotherapy

Andrea Ghoorah Sieminski | Posted 08.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Ghoorah Sieminski

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2012 at the age of 37, my world was turned upside down. My particular flavor of cancer was stage 1,...

How Breast Cancer Can Affect Fertility

Dr. Angeline Beltsos | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Angeline Beltsos

According to the American Cancer Society, there will be 232,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer diagnosed in 2014. Of those diagnoses, the majorit...

10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Egg-Freezing

Dr. Angeline Beltsos | Posted 11.07.2014 | Women
Dr. Angeline Beltsos

If you are thinking about fertility preservation and whether it is right for you, you are already way ahead of the game. Knowledge is power, and understanding your body and fertility potential is critical in making educated choices for your future.

Invisible in a Corner

Lara Huffman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Women
Lara Huffman

Breast cancer took my mother, and it likely took away my ability to ever become a mother. Before you might think, "You can just adopt," just don't.

Pregnancy After Breast Cancer

Alice Crisci | Posted 12.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Alice Crisci

Ever since I was a little girl, I've known I wanted to be a mother. That's why I put the $20,000 cost of fertility preservation on my American Express card.

I'm Not Your Typical Cancer Survivor

Alice Crisci | Posted 11.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Alice Crisci

I'm not your typical cancer survivor. Course, I don't really know what "typical" means in this case. After all, I feel like I've only been "a survivor...