About 1 man in 6 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Prostate cancer is most common in older men, after age 40, however it is becoming more common for younger men to be diagnosed. African-
ReproTech, Ltd has organized the Fertility Preservation Network to educate oncology professionals and caretakers, as well as provide the much needed cryopreservation services for men and women. The network now includes members in 33 states and the Caribbean. Additionally, the work of fertileHOPE and LiveSTRONG has advanced the awareness of the need for Fertility Preservation among the oncology community.
Earlier in June, ReproTech’s Reno office participated in local restaurant Burger ME’s fundraiser to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and on June 3, in honor of National Cancer Survivors Day, ReproTech sponsored its Fertility Preservation Network Manager and family and friends in St. Joseph’s/Candler Survive the Five…K in Savannah, GA, to benefit local cancer survivors and the Lance Armstrong Foundation.
ReproTech regularly sponsors or contributes funds to cancer fundraising events in the areas where its employees and three regional facilities reside, Ft. Lauderdale/Coconut Creek, Florida; Minneapolis/
ReproTech. Ltd. was founded in 1990 for the purpose of providing long-term cryostorage services and operates cryostorage facilities in Florida, Minnesota, Nevada, and opening Summer 2012 in Dallas, Texas. More information on ReproTech, Ltd. is available at http://www.reprotech.com or 888-489-8944. Information specific to the Fertility Preservation Network and its members can be found at http://www.fertilitypreservation.com.
About the Builders Association Charity (BAC)
The Builder’s Association Charity is a non-profit organization that funds programs and services that will make a significant difference in the lives of local residents. To learn more about BAC, please visit http://www.bacharity.org.