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Fertility Preservation Network Welcomes Newark, Delaware Area Facility

April 14, 2014 - ReproTech, Ltd., the leading cryobank specializing in long-term storage of human reproductive tissue (sperm, eggs, embryos and ovarian and testicular tissue), reached an agreement with Reproductive Associates of Delaware today.


New research supports long-held beliefs that length of cryostorage period does not impact embryo survival

SOURCE:  Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics April 2014, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 471-475

A recent article in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics concluded that storage time did not influence the survival and pregnancy outcomes of slow-frozen early cleavage human embryos. The developmental potential of cryopreserved human embryos with different storage times does not appear to have a negative influence on further development.

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Determining the Fate of Frozen Embryos

SOURCE:  by Paul Ford,

March 24, 2014 - When my wife and I did in vitro fertilization, the doctor put two blastocysts in her because that bettered the odds that one would take. He handed my wife a picture, two lumpy circles in black-and-white on slippery thermal paper. They looked like rice cakes. Blastocysts are early embryos. These had been fertilized five days prior -- which, because we'd actually fertilized four of them, left two embryos for later.


Fertility Preservation Options for Cancer Patients discussed at Gilda’s Club, Kansas City

March 5, 2014 - Gilda’s Club Kansas City,MO was the setting for a presentation entitled Fertility Preservation and Cancer. This program strives to educate men and women about how cancer treatment may affect fertility and the options available.


RTL Texas Advocates Fertility Preservation

February 26, 2014 - ReproTech, Ltd. was invited to exhibit at the North Texas Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 9th annual Lone Star Blood Cancer Conference at UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX.lls-tx-2014


Fertility Preservation Network Sponsors Donation Drive for Non-Profit Organizations

November 26, 2013 - ReproTech, Ltd., a cryobank specializing in long-term storage of human reproductive tissue (sperm, eggs, embryos, and ovarian/testicular tissue), hosted a Facebook voting drive that resulted in a $500 donation to Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation.