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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.Read more...
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.Read more...
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.Read more...
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?
Sperm banking rates increase with counseling for cancer patients
May 28, 2015 - Article courtesy of
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
Sperm recognized as property in B.C. case; donors win $6.2M settlement
May 20, 2015 - Article courtesy of
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.