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With the emergence of the new interdisciplinary field of the oncofertility, how can we expose, inspire, and support the future generations of oncofertility scholars? Consider the Oncofertility Saturday Academy (OSA) of Chicago science education program model. OSA Chicago is a collaborative...

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My name is Shauna Gardino and I am clinical research coordinator at the Oncofertility Consortium. I manage the portfolio of social science studies related to fertility preservation for cancer patients. There are five current social science initiatives that provide a vital perspective of the...

Teresa K Woodruff

Cancer is now a disease with a variety of treatment options, which are leading to longer and more productive lives by survivors. Globally, there are 10 million people diagnosed with cancer.  10% of these newly diagnosed men and women are under the age of 45 years old. Infertility can be a...

Teresa K Woodruff

Have you noticed our logo?

The Oncofertility Consortium logo is a trademarked advocacy ribbon that reflects the growing concern for the reproductive future of cancer patients. The intertwining spring green and hearty purple represents blossoming hope and uncompromised dedication to...

Teresa K Woodruff

Welcome to the Oncofertility Consortium Blog.  The Oncofertility Consortium is a program dedicated to the reproductive health of young people, men, women and children, who face a fertility-threat due to life-preserving treatments for cancer.  Our mission is to ensure that patients, physicians...

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Jennifer Hirshfeld, MD

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Hi, my name is Dr. Jennifer Hirshfeld and I am an ob/gyne currently undergoing subspeciality training in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.  As part of this program, I have had the opportunity to work in Dr. Woodruff's lab and learn about the...