HOT NEWS
Closure: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital ARTS storage program - contact RTL today
A pink ribbon for men: There is a dire need for male breast cancer awareness
Young adult cancer survivors: experiencing increased rate of hospitalization
New Fertility Preservation Network Member: Welcome, Atlantic Reproductive Medicine Specialists!
Study Finds: Many young cancer patients may have limited awareness of fertility preservation options
Fertility Within Reach: Partnership with ReproTech, to offer discounted storage services
Verna's Purse: ReproTech's Financial Assistance program, available at www.vernaspurse.org
Financial Assistance: RTL's OverNite Male Kit now offered thru LIVESTRONG Fertility Discount program
ReproTech: Florida, Minnesota and Nevada sites include disaster shelters      
ReproTech Patient Forms: Available for download on our Get Started page

Hot Off the Press - News

Fertility Preservation Network Welcomes Huntington, WV Facility

August 19, 2015 - Cabell Huntington Hospital's Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine joins the more than 100 facilities included in ReproTech's Fertility Preservation Network.

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ReproTech appoints Medical Advisory Committee member

August 13, 2015 - ReproTech, Ltd., the leading cryobank specializing in long-term storage of human reproductive tissue (sperm, eggs, embryos and ovarian and testicular tissue), announces the appointment of Gina Davis, M.S., L.C.G.C., as a member of its Medical Advisory Committee. Ms. Davis is a licensed, board-certified genetic counselor, who specializes in the field of reproductive medicine.

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Fertility Preservation Network Welcomes Raleigh, NC Clinic

August 5, 2015 - Atlantic Reproductive Medicine Specialists, in Raleigh, NC, has joined the more than 100 facilities included in ReproTech's Fertility Preservation Network.

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Industry’s Growth Leads to Leftover Embryos, and Painful Choices

June 22, 2015 - For patients with low fertility, embryo donations and IVF centers provide the hope of still having a family one day despite less-than-ideal circumstances. As recently reported in the New York Times article, Unused Embryos Pose Difficult Issue: What to Do With Them, these services continue to rapidly grow in popularity. In fact, IVF procedures now account for more than 1.5% of all births in the United States. Once an embryo is created, it may take one or several procedures to achieve pregnancy. But what happens with the unused embryos once the ultimate goal is achieved?

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Sperm banking rates increase with counseling for cancer patients

May 28, 2015 - Article courtesy of http://www.satprnews.com

New Orleans - Fertility counseling for men with cancer, prior to initiating treatment, can increase the rate of sperm preservation, according to a new survey presented during the 110th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The research was highlighted by study authors during a special press conference. Tobias S. Kohler, MD, MPH, FACS, associate professor of Surgery at Southern Illinois University moderated the session at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA on May 17, 2015.

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Sperm recognized as property in B.C. case; donors win $6.2M settlement

May 20, 2015 - Article courtesy of http://www.nationalpost.com.

Vancouver - The University of B.C. has agreed to compensate hundreds of cancer victims whose sperm was inadvertently destroyed, in a settlement that recognizes for the first time sperm as property.  The $6.2-million settlement was reached by both sides in April after years of wrangling in B.C. courts.  Sandy Kovacs, lawyer for the donors, hailed the settlement.  It provides fair compensation for men who have suffered the loss of ability to have children of their own," said Kovacs on Tuesday.

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