Oncofertility pp 363-370 | Cite as

Anticipating Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation in the Health-Care Marketplace: A Willingness to Pay Assessment

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 156)


The developing fertility preservation technologies offer new options, but not without a cost. As the technologies become integrated into the healthcare marketplace, cost will become an even greater issue. A critical question in this discussion is whether young women and their parents would be willing to pay for insurance to cover the cost of these procedures.


Contingent Valuation Fertility Preservation Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation Fertility Preservation Option Embryo Banking 



This research was supported by the Oncofertility Consortium NIH 8UL1DE019587, 5RL1HD058296.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shauna L. Gardino
    • 1
  • Andrew Sfekas
    • 2
  • David Dranove
    • 2
  1. 1.The Oncofertility ConsortiumNorthwestern UniversityChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Management and Strategy, Kellogg School of ManagementNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

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