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 For a glimpse into what the Oncofertility Saturday Academy is all about, watch this video of the juniors during their session on February 28th:

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Dr. Jeffrey Chang wins the San Diego Science Alliance Partnership Award at a ceremony on May 21st, 2009. He is accompanied by SDSA Executive Director Nancy Taylor and SDSA Preseident Rick Beach. Photo courtesy of SDSA.

Dr. Jeffrey Chang, the principal investigator of the...

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An article submitted in early March to the Emax Health Web site quotes the NEJM article by Dr. Jeruss and Teresa Woodruff. It also describes Oncofertility, explaining what it is. Furthermore, the author directs people to the MyOncofertility Web site, an effort led by the Oncofertility Consortium...

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On March 10th, Time Magazine published an article that mentioned Oncofertility Consortium members and research recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

A Hope to Prolong Fertility: Ovarian Transplants...

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At 4p.m. on Wednesday May 27th, Teresa Woodruff will give a lecture entitled “Behind the Scenes: The Bench to Bedside Story of Oncofertility.”

The lecture will take place at the  Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at 303 E. Superior on the 1st floor.

A reception will...

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Megan Faurot, the director of education programs at the Institute for Women's Health Research, appeared in a Q&A article on the Medill Reports Chicago Web site on May 13th. She talks about how she applies her skills as a teacher to work with scientists and clinicians to develop educational...

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The other day my boyfriend's mother gave me the current issue of Newsweek telling me that it contained an article I must read. She had the magazine opened to the article "Why I froze my eggs". I thought to myself good lord, another journalist's attempt to inaccurately document fertility...

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A cervical cancer survivor wrote an article on commercialappeal.com. It was published on Mother's Day and encourages women to get tested for HPV, whether the woman has had the HPV vaccine or not.

Michelle Whitlock, who wrote "My thoughts: Simple tests can help reduce rates of cervical...

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Huge Galdones, PhD

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I'm a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and, if I'm not mistaken, the newest member of the Woodruff Laboratory. Originally from Montreal (Quebec, Canada), I received my B.Sc. (Physiology) and Ph.D. (Pharmacology and Therapeutics) from McGill University. With...

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital is hosting a half-day conference on Saturday, May 17th called "State-of-the-Art Hysterectomy: The Robotic Surgical Option."

Dr. Patrick Lowe will be one of the speakers at this event. He was one of the doctors who participated in the Oncofertility Saturday...

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Teresa Woodruff was an honorary co-chair at the Girl Power Benefit Luncheon for the Young Women's Leadership Charter School of Chicago last Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency. The event honors women and leadership and highlights those who have made great efforts to be future leaders.

Penny...

Susan Barrett

My name is Dr. Susan L. Barrett and I am a basic scientist in the Woodruff Laboratory for the Oncofertility Consortium. I have a PhD in Development, Cellular and Molecular Biology, namely Reproduction as well as a MS in Tumor Biology. I am currently researching new frontiers in preserving...