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The article, entitled, New Tool Connects Clinicians and Patients With Fertility Clinics, describes the purpose of Fertility Scout™ ,which is to automate and facilitate the referral process for patients who need to get fertility preservation services quickly, before they have to begin their cancer treatments. The article also discusses the AFP’s interest in broadening coverage for these patients, so that the high cost of treatment is no longer a barrier. We'd love to get your feedback on this article, on Fertility Scout™ ,and on the need for insurance coverage for fertility preservation! You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to our facebook page and leave your comments where we have posted this article.
The Alliance for Fertility Preservation Launches Online Tool to Help Oncology Professionals Find Fertility Service Providers for Patients
The new tool – made possible by an unrestricted grant from Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Ferring) and in partnership with Remedy Health Media (Remedy) – will expedite and automate the process of connecting oncology patients for fertility consultations and services before they start their cancer treatment.
Joyce Reinecke, J.D., hired as Executive Director of the Alliance for Fertility Preservation
The Alliance for Fertility Preservation (“AFP”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joyce Reinecke as Executive Director. She will work closely with AFP’s Board of Directors to implement its mission of promoting increased dialogue between oncology and reproductive medicine clinicians in order to better meet cancer patients’ reproductive needs.
Most recently, Ms. Reinecke served as a Cancer & Fertility Adviser to LIVESTRONG, and prior to that as the Vice President for Programs at Fertile Hope. She has worked to expand fertility information and services for cancer patients for the past decade, and is thrilled to be continuing these efforts on behalf of the AFP.
To learn more about Joyce and about the AFP, go to www.allianceforfertilitypreservation.org/leadership
In September 2013, EMD Serono, Inc provided the Alliance for Fertility Preservation with a grant for website development.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces $1M donation to the Alliance For Fertility Preservation, a newly formed charitable organization
PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 3, 2013 – Today, Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that it will donate $1M to the Alliance for Fertility Preservation (the Alliance), a newly formed 501c3 charitable organization established by and comprised of experts representing a broad range of disciplines. The Alliance helps to promote the education of patients diagnosed with cancer to enable them to make the best informed decisions regarding fertility preservation options prior to commencement of treatment and to better understand potential opportunities to help manage infertility after treatment.
During the ASRM meeting in San Diego, the Alliance for Fertility Preservation held a second expert panel meeting on October 21, 2012. At the meeting, the expert panel discussed how to build upon the Alliance’s momentum into 2013 and beyond.
On August 13, 2012, John Mulhall, M.D., Zev Rosenwaks, M.D., and Glenn Schattman, M.D., current Board members of the Alliance for Fertility Preservation met in New York to discuss goals for 2013.
Members of the Alliance convened on March 31 in New York City for the first Alliance expert panel meeting. During the meeting, the group affirmed the vision, mission and goals of the Alliance. The meeting also focused on how to accomplish the aims of the Alliance and the best methods for communicating the formation and purpose of the Alliance to patients, clinicians and the public over the next several months.
The Alliance for Fertility Preservation officially launched on December 9, as part of the International Society for Fertility Preservation’s 2nd World Congress in Miami Beach, Fla. A link to the official press release can be accessed here.