IRMS New Jersey Discusses: Vitrification, Fertility and Breast Cancer: Why It Matters

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. What does breast cancer have to do with fertility? Breast cancer treatment often involves exposure to chemotherapy and/or radiation. Chemotherapy and radiation can dramatically increase your risk for infertility. Both of these treatments can destroy eggs — so much so that many women may become prematurely menopausal after cancer…
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IRMS NJ physician Dr. Stephanie Marshall Thompson talks Egg Freezing on Dr. Oz Show

So proud of IRMS’ very own Dr. Stephanie Marshall Thompson on her appearance on the Dr. Oz Show to talk about Egg Freezing. A few important “takeaways” if you didn’t get to see the piece when it aired on Oct 23rd. Egg Freezing is now becoming a mainstream way for women to preserve their fertility…
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Oncofertility – Addressing Breast Cancer and Fertility

After recently attending a support group of breast cancer survivors, I realized many are unsure of what to do AFTER they have survived their cancer if they did not preserve eggs prior to chemo or radiation. Many report their period has returned and are now unsure just what to do to determine if they are…
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IRMS NJ Proudly Supports 5under40

Was at a very powerful event last night with the 5underforty foundation. Founded by breast cancer survivor Jennifer Finkelstein, 5 Under 40 Foundation Corporation provides funding for medical, psychological, beauty and wellness services for women under 40 in NYC and NJ who have been diagnosed with breast cancer or have tested positive for a BRCA…
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Breast Cancer: New Options and New Promise – Part 1

Watch the first segment of the latest breast cancer awareness special on WABC!

Fertility and Breast Cancer Awareness: Freezing Your Eggs

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. What does breast cancer have to do with fertility? Breast cancer treatment often involves exposure to chemotherapy and/or radiation. Chemotherapy and radiation can dramatically increase your risk for infertility. Both of these treatments can destroy eggs — so much so that many women may become prematurely menopausal after cancer…
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