Monthly Archives: October 2012

8 10, 2012

Can Fertility Treatments Cause Breast Cancer?

By | 2017-05-24T16:43:51+00:00 October 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Simply put, IVF treatments do not cause breast cancer. Two well-known women brought a great deal of attention to the subject of fertility treatments and breast cancer in the past few years, but at this time, no link between IVF and breast cancer has been found. John Edwards’ late wife, Elizabeth Edwards, and entertainment news [...]

1 10, 2012

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Fertility

By | 2017-07-01T01:04:08+00:00 October 1st, 2012|0 Comments

What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common endocrine condition in reproductive-aged women. It affects approximately 5-10% of young women and often leads to difficulty conceiving a pregnancy. Women with this condition can experience irregular periods, abnormal hair growth, acne, and can have ovaries containing multiple small cyst s. PCOS negatively impacts [...]

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