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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer affects everyone: patients, spouses, children and friends.  Sadly, all of us have been impacted by breast cancer in some manner. In the U.S., 1:8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.  At the time of a cancer diagnosis, a multitude of emotions emerge, and decisions [...]

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month2018-10-19T09:41:40-04:00

RBA Welcomes Dr. Jessica Rubin

Last week, RBA welcomed Dr. Jessica Rubin to its team of world-class fertility specialists. An Atlanta native and seasoned researcher with extensive medical training, Dr. Rubin recently completed a fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. Prior to her fellowship, Dr. Rubin received two BS degrees from Vassar College: one in science, technology, and society, and [...]

RBA Welcomes Dr. Jessica Rubin2018-09-24T15:32:21-04:00

The current state of fertility preservation

Cryopreservation in human reproduction has been around since the 1950s when the first reports of pregnancies from frozen sperm were published. It took another 30 years before embryo cryopreservation became possible and though the first frozen egg baby was born in 1986, it took 11 more years to get just 8 more live births. The [...]

The current state of fertility preservation2018-05-11T14:32:18-04:00

Fertility Preservation-What you need to know before chemotherapy

Breast cancer awareness month is a time to celebrate the many advances made in the treatment of this dreaded disease. However, I’d like to focus on one area in need of greater attention – fertility preservation. Many patients are unaware that chemotherapy for breast and other cancers could result in permanent ovarian damage or even [...]

Fertility Preservation-What you need to know before chemotherapy2018-10-12T10:56:14-04:00

2005: RBA develops highly successful Egg Vitrification

RBA develops highly successful Egg Vitrification (freezing technique). We started to perform vitrification in 2005 - experimentally. We introduced vitrification to the clinical routine in 2006 (for donor egg cryopreservation), and in 2007 started to use vitrification also for embryo cryopreservation.

2005: RBA develops highly successful Egg Vitrification2016-10-19T19:27:25-04:00

2005: Routine aneuploidy screening

RBA introduced routine aneuploidy screening in young (<35 years) infertile patients, both for diagnostic and treatment purposes.

2005: Routine aneuploidy screening2017-06-16T09:37:32-04:00