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Cervical Cancer Awareness

September is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in South Africa. Cervical cancer screening aims to detect unsuspected cancer risk in women. Aevitas would like to encourage women to have their cervical screening performed during the month of September! What causes cervical cancer? Most cervical cancers are caused by HPV (Human papillomavirus). HPV is a viral infection […]

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Egg Freezing Promotion in celebration of Women’s Month

In celebration of Women’s Month Aevitas Fertility Clinic is launching a 25% discount for you and your friend, when you undergo egg freezing together. Why this fabulous egg freezing promotion? At Aevitas we understand that freezing your eggs might feel like a daunting process, something you consider doing, but just can’t seem to commit to. […]

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From one prospective egg freezer to another

I woke up… I’m in my thirties. Am I where I am supposed to be in life? Whose timeline,  rules and concepts of success am I measuring this by? Perhaps you are in this very same position? You are in your thirties, wondering when you will be settled in a relationship, work, finances, location, or […]

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Insight on Endometriosis – by Dr Gerhard Hanekom and Prof Igno Siebert

March is endometriosis awareness month. Marie Hudson from RSG spoke to Aevitas’ Fertility- and Endometriosis Specialists, Dr Gerhard Hanekom and Prof Igno Siebert. Having pelvic pain associated with menstruation can be a symptom of endometriosis. To learn more about endometriosis and available treatment options, listen to the interview in Afrikaans, by downloading the podcast ‘Gesondheid 27 Maart […]

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Fertility preservation in cancer patients

Prof Igno Siebert, Aevitas’ fertility specialist spoke to Mari Hudson from RSG, about fertility preservation in cancer patients. To listen to the full interview in Afrikaans follow the link: http://www.rsg.co.za/Program-Vorige/297/Gesondheid and download the podcast ‘Gesondheid 20 Februarie 2019’. Alternatively, a summary of the interview follows below. If a young adult is diagnosed with cancer, what […]

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Increased testosterone levels in females

The topic of increased testosterone levels in women has caught the limelight with the IAAF Caster Semeya-case. In light of this, Mari Hudson of RSG, interviewed Prof Kruger (Aevitas Fertility Specialist) and Dr Thinus van der Merwe (Lab Director of the South African Doping Control Laboratory) to look at three key topics: Conditions presenting with […]

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Endometriomas and fertility – latest research by Dr Hanekom

What are endometriomas? Endometriosis is a disease of the female reproductive system that is characterised by the lining of the uterus (the endometrium), which grows elsewhere (learn more about endometriosis, -symptoms and -diagnosis). There are four stages of endometriosis. During stage three and four endometriosis, a type of cyst can form on the ovaries, these […]

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Fertility preservation for cancer patients – Prof Siebert explains

Prof Igno Siebert, Aevitas fertility specialist, recently presented as speaker on fertility preservation for cancer patients at SASMO Congress 2018. SASMO 2018 took place during the month of November 2018, in Durban.  SASMO is a national, interdisciplinary initiative and inter-professional network of medical specialists and scientists, aiming to explore care of patients during and after cancer […]

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Aevitas represents at ‘Fertility Expert Forum Conference’

Prof Thinus Kruger (fertility expert) and Mr Greg Tinney-Crook (IVF Laboratory Director) of Aevitas Fertility Clinic recently participated as keynote speakers at ‘SASREG Merck Fertility Expert Forum Conference – ESHRE 2018 feedback’, held September 2018, in Johannesburg. In June 2018, Prof Kruger and Greg Tinney-Crook both attended the ‘European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology’ […]

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Surgical treatment of endometriosis – Prof Igno Siebert explains

  Prof Igno Siebert, a fertility and endometriosis specialists from Aevitas Fertility Clinic, recently spoke to Marie Hudson, on ‘Gesondheid op RSG’ on the topic of Surgical treatment of endometriosis. Follow the link to tune into the podcast ‘Gesondheid 8 Augustus 2018‘. Alternatively, a summary of the interview follows below: What is endometriosis? Endometriosis can be […]

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