Tag Archives: Fertility

Preserving fertility during cancer treatments

Cancer treatment — and cancer itself — can threaten fertility. This is a tremendously important survivorship issue for many people. As an oncologist, I’m often asked questions about preserving fertility during cancer treatment. If this issue affects you, here is an overview of key options. When should you talk to your cancer team about fertility?… Read More »

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US fertility rate is below level needed to replace population, study says

The new report also reveals some major state-by-state differences in fertility rates. In 2017, among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, total fertility rates ranged from a rate of 2,227.5 births per 1,000 women in South Dakota to 1,421 per 1,000 women in DC — that’s a difference of 57%, according to the… Read More »

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What to know about fertility supplements

Infertility can be challenging to treat. Modern medical techniques are sometimes effective, but they can be costly, and success rates can vary. Some people who are dealing with infertility look for alternatives to medical intervention to help them become pregnant. They may try using supplements that claim to boost fertility in males, females, or both.… Read More »

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