PCOS

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

Women who have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) have ovaries that produce excessive amounts of male sex hormone androgen and insufficient amount of the hormones needed to trigger ovulation, or the release of an egg from the ovaries. Irregular or absence of menstrual cycles is a common sign of PCOS. Because the ovulation process is […]

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi is Interviewed About the Effectiveness of Letrozole (Femara®) for Fertility Among Women with PCOS on KVUE ABC News

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi is interviewed about the effectiveness of the breast cancer medication letrozole (Femara®) as compared with Clomid citrate (Clomid®) by KVUE ABC News’ Jim Bergamo. The interview highlights a recent study’s findings that, in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), letrozole more effectively induces ovulation and is associated with a higher […]

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi is Interviewed on the Effectiveness of Letrozole (Femara®) for Fertility Among Women with PCOS on TWC News.

Dr. Shahryar Kavoussi is interviewed about the effectiveness of the breast cancer medication letrozole (Femara®) as compared with Clomid citrate (Clomid®) by TWC News’ Todd Boatwright. The focus of the interview is a study which was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine by Legro et al. The study compared […]