Debunking the Infertility Diagnosis?

Infertility can be a scary term and a difficult diagnosis to receive, often prompting many questions about the future and what this new information really means. The medical definition of infertility sheds some light on the true meaning of the term: a difficulty in conceiving. It varies based on the age of the woman attempting…
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Connecticut bill HB7124 becomes law, bringing infertility coverage to all cancer patients!

Just this week, Connecticut became the first state in the nation to sign into law a bill requiring insurance coverage of fertility preservation for insured cancer patients and those for whom it is medically necessary. This is the first law of its kind in the United States, and it passed both the Connecticut House and…
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IRMS – Experts on Reproductive Medicine Update You on Zika 2017 CDC Findings

Zika-affected pregnancies For those existing patients of IRMS you know we take the Zika virus very seriously, and may have even advised against your taking vacations to Zika-infected areas while on your journey with us. We wanted to share information on a recently published study by the CDC so you are aware of the issues…
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IRMS Physicians Dr. Debbra Keegan and Dr. Serena Chen Give Back With LIG Global Foundation

IRMS physicians Dr. Debbra Keegan and Dr. Serena Chen volunteered their expertise on a week-long, multi-disciplinary mission trip to Cajamarca, Peru through the LIG Global Foundation in May. This is the 4th mission trip for Dr. Keegan who has served on the Board of LIG for the past 4 years as the Director of Development,…
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IRMS Examines Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and Fertility

I have recently seen a 17 year-old young woman with SCD, who came in for a consultation with her mother. She has a brother without Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) or trait that is her HLA match, and she is considering HCT (hematopoietic cell transplantation: aka bone marrow transplant). Due to the incidence of ovarian failure…
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