Each year, about 140,000 Americans under the age of 45 are diagnosed with cancer.
Fortunately, survival rates are higher than ever before, and increasing fertility preservation options are providing hope for parenthood even after sterilizing cancer treatments. The doctors and staff at the Fertility Center are committed to meeting the unique reproductive needs of cancer patients and survivors.
The medical professionals at the Fertility Center continue to foster relationships with oncologists in Chattanooga, Knoxville, and surrounding areas to help ensure that communities are educated about cancer-related infertility and options for family building. Additional information and resources for cancer patients and survivors are available through the LiveStrong organization.
Through the cryopreservation of eggs, sperm, and embryos, parenthood can become a reality for cancer patients after their treatment is completed.
Additional Reasons for Cryopreservation
Women who have not yet found a life partner or who are not ready to conceive but are worried about diminishing fertility after age 35 can take advantage of preservation services to maintain the quality of their eggs. In addition, embryo preservation can assist IVF patients who would like to attempt pregnancy at a later date.