Our Local Impact
Our education and outreach efforts have improved awareness in Pittsburgh and the the Western Pennsylvania region about standard-of-care and experimental fertility preservation options available at the Fertility Preservation Program in Pittsburgh. The number of fertility care options available and the number of patients treated have increased significantly since 2010.
Klinefelter = Fertility assessment in patients with Klinefelter syndrome
TTC = Testicular Tissue Cryopreservation
TGC = Transgender Testicular Tissue Cryopreservation
OTC = Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation
OGC = Transgender Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation
SF-Chemo = Semen Freezing study on the short-term genetic effect of chemotherapy on sperm
SF = Semen Freezing for fertility preservation
SA = Semen Analysis
OCC = Oocyte Cryopreservation
Lupron = Lupron treatment to suppress the ovaries during cancer treatment
Other options = Gonadal shielding, ovarian transposition, conservative surgery
Our National-International Impact
Patients travel from around the world to pursue experimental fertility preservation options available at the Fertility Preservation Program in Pittsburgh or one of our coordinated centers.