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The Use of Hormones in Infertility Treatment Some infertility treatments use hormones to mature multiple eggs during a menstrual cycle. This is called standard stimulation. These hormones can raise...

2011 Position Statement: Health Insurance Coverage for Iatrogenic Infertility

As national conversation for health insurance coverage for fertility preservation developed, LIVESTRONG and the Cancer Legal Resource Center joined together to develop a position statement... see more
As national conversation for health insurance coverage for fertility preservation developed, LIVESTRONG and the Cancer Legal Resource Center joined together to develop a position statement outlining standards for health insurance coverage to address the crisis of iatrogenic infertility at the time of a cancer diagnosis. see less
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2011 Iatrogenic Infertility Due to Cancer Treatments: A Case for Fertility Preservation Coverage

LIVESTRONG’s goal is to amend current cancer benefits to include coverage for all standard fertility preservation treatments when necessary medical treatments may cause iatrogenic infertility. Both... see more
LIVESTRONG’s goal is to amend current cancer benefits to include coverage for all standard fertility preservation treatments when necessary medical treatments may cause iatrogenic infertility. Both the emotion-laden fairness case and positive return economics provide a strong basis for coverage consideration. This easy to implement benefit modification will remedy iatrogenic infertility as well as improve outcomes, reduce distress, enable better treatment decision-making, and increase corporate goodwill. see less
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Audra O. 110 Views

Audra O.
Survivorship to me means that I get a second chance. We had a lot of dreams about travel and career and family that we just put on hold. You hesitate to think about them because, in the back of...

Audra O.

Survivorship to me means that I get a second chance. We had a lot of dreams about travel and career and family that we just put on hold. You hesitate to think about them because, in the back of...

Blanche T. 90 Views

Blanche T.
I became a cancer survivor when I was diagnosed with small cell of the cervix with neuroendocrine features on May 20, 2003....

Blanche T.

I became a cancer survivor when I was diagnosed with small cell of the cervix with neuroendocrine features on May 20, 2003....

Chris C 122 Views

Chris C
My doctor and I met before and after each of my treatments The week before my last scheduled treatment, he had told me that my two markers, my alphi protein levels, were well below what they needed...

Chris C

My doctor and I met before and after each of my treatments The week before my last scheduled treatment, he had told me that my two markers, my alphi protein levels, were well below what they needed...

Chris O. 93 Views

Chris O.
With the initial diagnosis of the tumor, I felt comfortable with the doctor. That helped a little bit, but it was overwhelming. I didn't find out until three weeks after my surgery whether it was...

Chris O.

With the initial diagnosis of the tumor, I felt comfortable with the doctor. That helped a little bit, but it was overwhelming. I didn't find out until three weeks after my surgery whether it was...

Curtis B 102 Views

Curtis B
I did a week of straight drip treatments, and then I was in the hospital recuperating for a month. Since I've been out, I did a couple of treatments at home. Now I go once a month to an oncology...

Curtis B

I did a week of straight drip treatments, and then I was in the hospital recuperating for a month. Since I've been out, I did a couple of treatments at home. Now I go once a month to an oncology...

Eden S. 301 Views

Eden S.
I became a cancer survivor on November 12, 1997 when I was diagnosed with rectal cancer....

Eden S.

I became a cancer survivor on November 12, 1997 when I was diagnosed with rectal cancer....

Elizabeth & Danny N 123 Views

Elizabeth & Danny N
Danny: I became a survivor in February of 1998 when I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease. I found a lump in my neck. We had to do a biopsy, and it was Hodgkin’s disease. I had six months of...

Elizabeth & Danny N

Danny: I became a survivor in February of 1998 when I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease. I found a lump in my neck. We had to do a biopsy, and it was Hodgkin’s disease. I had six months of...

Eric N. 113 Views

Eric N.
I became a cancer survivor on January 1999. I was diagnosed with carcinoid in my single kidney....

Eric N.

I became a cancer survivor on January 1999. I was diagnosed with carcinoid in my single kidney....