Preserving Fertility in Cancer Patients

Four years ago, Alice Crisci was diagnosed with stage I breast cancer at age 31. She immediately brought up fertility preservation with her oncologist, who told her there was a 50% chance the chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer would leave her infertile.

“I knew if they told me there was a 2% chance, I would have still wanted to pursue fertility preservation,” said Crisci.

She quickly learned that fertility preservation is expensive and that insurance typically does not cover the cost of the procedures and tests. When she did not qualify for financial aid through Fertile Hope ‘” a nonprofit that helps cancer patients at risk for infertility ‘” she put the $20,000 fertility preservation bill on her credit card…

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The Southern California Center for Reproductive Medicine is a team of premier fertility specialists focused on providing patients with personalized care.  The Center has been bringing the most advanced fertility treatments to its patients for over 20 years.  Today, the team is focused on making the “one embryo, one baby” approach a reality.  The combination of the staff’s dedication and optimization of today’s leading laboratory techniques in their state-of-the-art facility are at the core of the Center’s unprecedented 85% success rate.

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