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Joint Statement from the Alliance for Fertility Preservation and the Oncofertility Consortium on Fertility Preservation for Patients Receiving Gonadotoxic Therapies During the COVID-19 Pandemic - blog post image

During this uncertain and unprecedented time, the oncofertility community is working together to provide up-to-date fertility preservation information for patients and providers. We are aware of the recommendations from ASRM’s COVID-19 Task Force which suggests new IVF cycles not be initiated at this time. While this pause in services does not apply to urgent fertility preservation for patients…Details

COVID-19 Fertility Preservation Update

Blog Authors on 22-Mar-2020

COVID-19 Fertility Preservation Update - blog post image

On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff members of the Alliance for Fertility Preservation, we wanted to reach out to our community to extend our wishes for good health and solidarity at this time. Although prohibitions on large gatherings have caused us to put some of our scheduled events on hold for a…Details

Join the Alliance for Fertility Preservation on February 11th in Albany - blog post image

The Alliance for Fertility Preservation Supports reversing the gestational surrogacy ban in New York. We want to alert you to an important advocacy event around family building. We hope you’ll either join us, help spread the word or send letters of support to your lawmakers. The New York Child-Parent Security Act In addition, AFP will…Details

Join the Alliance for Fertility Preservation on February 6th in Denver Colorado - blog post image

The Alliance for Fertility Preservation Supports the Colorado Building Families Act We want to alert you to an important advocacy event around family building. We hope you’ll either join us, help spread the word or send letters of support to your lawmakers and representatives. The Colorado Building Families Act On Thursday, February 6th, AFP will…Details

New Patient and Expert Videos - blog post image

We are excited to announce the release of new patient and expert videos on the Alliance for Fertility Preservation website! At one of our Stakeholders’ Meetings this spring in Austin, Texas, we had the opportunity to bring together patients, advocates, and healthcare providers from across the state to share ideas and experiences about cancer and…Details

Major Victory for Cancer Patients as New York Includes Coverage for Fertility Preservation in 2020 Budget - blog post image

The New York State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo have just finalized the state’s 2020 budget, which provides for the coverage of all medically necessary fertility preservation procedures by ALL commercial insurers. It also provides for IVF coverage by large group health insurance plans. This extension of coverage marks a tremendous gain for cancer patients,…Details

An Egg-cellent Egg Freezing Opportunity for Breast Cancer Patients from Generation Next Fertility - blog post image

Everyone knows it’s October, but did you know it’s also Eggtober? In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Generation Next Fertility, are offering free egg freezing cycles to 25 women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. The 25 will be picked at random at the end of October. However, even though this is in honor…Details

Treatments for Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease in Boys: Making Sure Their Fertility is Protected - blog post image

Recently, scientists discovered that certain treatments for cancer and sickle cell disease destroy the germ cells that eventually go on to develop into sperm in the testes of young boys. This means that the treatment, while important, and potentially lifesaving, may permanently impact their fertility should they want to have children down the road. The study was…Details

Alliance for Fertility Preservation on Children's Cause for Cancer Advocacy Webinar - blog post image

In June 2018, our Executive Director, Joyce Reinecke participated in a Webinar for the Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy Group. George Dahlman, the CEO of Children’s Cause for Cancer Advocacy Group described the group as, “…focused on public policy issues. While we primarily deal with Washington, there are a great many issues that can’t be…Details

Calling All Survivors: Take a Study that Will Help Your Fellow Future Patients - blog post image

The Alliance for Fertility Preservation wanted to make you aware of an important and insightful study to understand how young women who have completed cancer treatment make decisions about their fertility, reproductive health, and planning for future parenthood. This is, of course, something we’re passionate about, which is why we want to help spread the…Details