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

Major Victory for Cancer Patients as New York Includes Coverage for Fertility Preservation in 2020 Budget

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 ga...

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

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

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 te...

20 September
It’s National Infertility Awareness Week (#NIAW) and Alliance for Fertility Preservation Needs You to Flip the Script! - blog post image

It’s National Infertility Awareness Week (#NIAW) and Alliance for Fertility Preservation Needs You to Flip the Script!

April 22nd – April 28th is National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW) and the theme is, “Flip the Script”. RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, a group dedicated to ensuring that all people challenged in their family building journey reach resolution through knowle...

25 April
Is there a fertility window after cancer treatment? - blog post image

Is there a fertility window after cancer treatment?

Young cancer survivors want to be able to have their own families after cancer treatment. For girls and young women, cancer treatments can cause infertility and early ovarian failure. But for many young survivors, there is be a window of time in which they are still fertile, which we’ll call the “reproductive window”.

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18 November
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