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My article, “Including Fertility Preservation Treatment: Consistency and Fairness in Insurance Coverage for Iatrogenic Conditions Resulting from Cancer Treatment,” was recently accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

In the article, I discuss how insurance companies...

Sarah B Rodriguez

Labeled on its cover as “the insider’s guide to cancer in your 20’s and 30’s,” Kairol Rosenthal’s recently published book Everything Changes explores what having cancer is like for young people. Through interviews with 25 young adults aged 20 to 39 with cancer who live across the United...

Candace Tingen

A group of surgeons and oncologists from Stanford University recently published a report that looked at the timing from initial cancer diagnoses to the beginning of surgery or chemotherapy in women who underwent...

Candace Tingen

The most recent healthbeat from the US Department of Health and Human Services briefly discussed the topic of survivors of childhood cancer having children. The point made is that these patients had no increased risk of having children with birth defects, though they were at higher risks for...

Francesca Duncan

Francesca Duncan, PhD

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Applying emerging Assisted Reproductive Techonology (ART) procedures in an Oncology setting may help cancer survivors attain their desire to have a child spared of the very cancer that they themselves battled.  Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT)...

Candace Tingen

From the NCI Cancer bulletin (www.cancer.gov):

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NCI has launched a new Web portal that provides a single access point to information for adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patients aged 15 to 39....

efo101

Tampa, FL (Oct. 9, 2009) —  Moffitt Cancer Center will celebrate the honor of being named a center of excellence by Fertile Hope from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Ted & Marty Couch Auditorium...

Susan Barrett

I recently ran across an article by Fiona Macrae written on October 29, 2009 from Mail Online entitled “No men OR women needed: Scientists create sperm and eggs from...

Oncofertility Consortium

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Jessica Hornick

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The Fall 2009 Oncofertility Consortium’s Virtual Grand Rounds hosted Dr. David Wildt of the Center for Species Survival at the Smithsonian National Zoo for his talk entitled “Sex, Wildlife and Intensive Management”.  Joining him in...