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Two Successful Pregnancies Following Fertility Preservation In A Patient With Anaplastic Astrocytoma: A Case Report

Alexandra Peyser, Sara L. Bristow and Avner Hershlag BMC Cancer 2018 18:544 | ©  The Author(s). 2018 Received: 27 February 2018 | Accepted: 1 May 2018 | Published: 9 May 2018 Abstract Background Astrocytomas are the most common malignant glial tumors. With improved prognosis, it is possible for patients to pursue pregnancy post-treatment. However, with potential gonadotoxicity of oncology treatments,

Dr. Hershlag Talks Endometriosis and Egg Freezing

Dr. Avner Hershlag recently spoke with Refinery29 to inform their article on endometriosis, egg freezing, and the singer Halsey’s decision to freeze her eggs. Halsey revealed in a recent interview that she’s struggled with endometriosis and has taken steps to preserve

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Several Miscarriages and Infertility

A miscarriage is one of the most difficult situations a couple can experience. Both parents are left in unimaginable pain and grief. In addition, it can lead to many questions and wondering what went wrong and why the pregnancy didn’t

How To Cope With Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is bittersweet when you are struggling with infertility. On one hand, you want to celebrate all of the mothers in your life. Yet, you also find that this day dredges up some difficult emotions. As this special day

Questions To Ask Your Fertility Doctor

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National Infertility Awareness Week was just last week. This purpose of this campaign was to encourage people who have been battling infertility to seek help from a doctor. It also encourages them to seek the support of their family members

National Infertility Awareness Week: Why Awareness Is Important

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Did you know that 1 in 8 couples struggle with infertility? Even though it’s a common issue affecting many people throughout the world, infertility doesn’t get the awareness it deserves. An astounding 15 percent of all couples in the country

Get Healthier, Improve Fertility

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National Infertility Awareness Week is April 23 to April 29. It is estimated that 10 percent of couples struggle with infertility. Not being able to conceive can be frustrating for the couple. Fortunately, many couples have been able to improve

Infertility and Your Emotions

Experiencing infertility can be like riding a roller coaster that you can’t get off. The ups and downs keep coming on a regular (or not-so-regular) basis as couples plan for ovulation, endure the two-week wait, experience the sadness and frustration

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Common Infertility Myths

We live in the age of information. For any given subject, there is a plethora of data at our fingertips. Unfortunately, not all of it is factual. This is especially true when examining fertility, and more specifically- infertility. Infertility is

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How Does Cancer Treatment Impact Fertility?

Women that are being treated for cancer may have questions about preserving their fertility if they haven’t had children yet or are planning to have children in the future. It is important to know how cancer treatment will affect fertility

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