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June 13, 2013

Each year, PFC physicians and staff also present research posters at PCRS. The next few blog entries will provide you with an overview of the posters PFC presented.

 Predictors of mature oocytes in non-infertile women undergoing fertility preservation – poster presentation at PCRS 2013, Indian Wells, CA

 During the past year, we have seen a surge of public interest from women in the Bay Area who want to freeze their eggs while they pursue their careers or search for their life partners.  We have frozen eggs for almost 100 women for this purpose.  A summary of their demographic information was presented by Kirstin Dougall in a separate PFC poster presentation.

June 06, 2013

IVF vs. IUI when follicle count is three or fewer.  How should patients proceed when follicular response falls short of expectation?

June 03, 2013

Each year, a team of physicians and staff from Pacific Fertility Center attend the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society (PCRS) annual meeting in Palm Springs, CA.


Regenerative Medicine


This year, Dr. Alan Trounson, director of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), discussed concepts of regenerative medicine at Pacific Coast.

May 30, 2013

Pacific Fertility Center is excited that AB 912, a bill seeking to ensure that patients suffering from cancer and other diseases have access to fertility treatments by including them in California medical insurance plans, has passed the state assembly on a 48 to 23 vote. 

Read more here.

May 21, 2013

Pacific Fertility Center is providing women with new options for reproductive planning using fertility preservation. This allows them to take charge of their biological clock and preserve their younger, healthier eggs for later use. The implications of this exciting technology enable women to avoid the time pressure of fertility decline with age. Fertility preservation has been in the mainstream news recently with many Hollywood stars choosing to freeze their eggs and with pop culture TV shows discussing fertility preservation in their shows. This social phenomenon is here to stay. Dr. Philip Chenette explains more in this video.