Tag: Matthew Lederman
Dr. Matthew Lederman speaks to ABCNews.com about BRCA positive women seeking fertility preservation options at an earlier age
Growing up, Lindsay Avner saw firsthand the devastating toll breast and ovarian cancer could take on a family. Her grandmother and great-grandmother passed away from cancer before she was born and her mother was treated for breast and ovarian cancer when she was just 12 years old.
October 20, 2016Read More
Drs. Matthew Lederman & Jeffrey Klein discuss 9 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know about Birth Control with Romper.com
When it comes to taking pills, your birth control is one you never want to skip. But that's not the only thing to keep in mind when it comes to oral contraceptive. The things your doctor wants you to know about birth control don't only prevent you from becoming pregnant, but affect your overall health as well.
July 15, 2016Read More
Dr. Matthew Lederman speaks to the FORCE community about Exploring Your Family Planning Options Through Assisted Reproduction as a Cancer Previvor or Survivor
Hear from FORCE Medical Board Advisor & RMA of New York reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist Matthew Lederman, MD as he explains how HBOC impacts one’s fertility and their ability to conceive pre and post-chemotherapy or radiation treatment. He will discuss fertility preservation options available to BRCA1/2 carriers and previvors through use of modern reproductive technologies such as egg and embryo freezing, and will also describe how to navigate the family building process using the latest IVF technologies such as preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) which enables physicians to implant embryos free of hereditary mutations.
April 25, 2016Read More