Candace Tingen

By Lisa Campo-Engelstein

A recent report  by the Guttmacher Institute (downloadable pdf is here) found that the recession has significant effects on women’s fertility preferences, contraceptive preferences and use, and access to reproductive services. These effects have been especially significant...

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The Oncofertility Consortium held its third annual conference this past week (September 13-15) in Chicago, bringing together a diverse group of researchers, basic scientists, clinicians, nurses, social workers, sociologists, economists, and ethicists to share their progress on oncofertility...

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Huge Galdones, PhD

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Here are a couple of shots from today's events. A full gallery will follow.

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Candace Tingen

The third annual meeting of the Oncofertility Consortium will be held next week, September 13-15, in Chicago, Illinois. Over 150 participants from the U.S. and abroad will discuss the latest breakthroughs in the science and clinical applications of fertility preservation methods for cancer patients...

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Jennifer Jozefik

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Hello everyone! I currently work as a Lab Technician in the Woodruff Laboratory, and I would like to tell you a little bit about myself. In December 2007, I graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a double major in Integrative Biology and...

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Hello all.  I wanted to take a moment on the blog to introduce myself, even though I'm mainly involved on the administrative side of the Oncofertility Consortium (so you won't be seeing too many research-centered blogs from me).  I'm a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Communication,...

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Recently, WBEZ Chicago's Eight Forty-Eight came to the Oncofertility Consortium to interview Dr. Woodruff about fertility preservation for cancer patients.  While the interview mainly discussed new techniques that will provide hope for cancer patients facing potential infertility, the interview...

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Greg Dolin

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Hello all. I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself.
I am a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at the George Washington University School of Law. Previously, I was affiliated with Northwestern University Law School, which is how I got involved in the...

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Rachel Smith

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I am a graduate student in Dr. Lonnie Shea’s group investigating biomaterials for regenerative medicine. I have just completed my first year of graduate school in the department of chemical and biological engineering at Northwestern University. I did my undergraduate studies at...

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Amanda Redig

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Hello - my name is Mandy Redig and I'm an MD/PhD student in my final year of medical school at Northwestern.  I moved to Chicago in the summer of 2003, and several years later I have now completed my PhD in cancer biology and am looking forward to residency interviews this...

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Teresa Woodruff, director of the Oncofertility Consortium, was interviewed on WGN-TV, Chicago about follicle maturation for cancer and fertility research.

In the video interview from August 5th, Teresa talks about isolating individual follicle cells and storing them in a 3D gel similar to the ovary...

Jacqueline Kestler

The annual Oncofertility Consortium Conference is September 13-15, 2009 in Chicago at Prentice Women's Hospital. The Oncofertility Consortium is seeking abstract submissions for the poster session (video and traditional posters) for work related to the field of fertility preservation. The deadline...

Jacqueline Kestler

Hi! I'm Jacqueline de la Cruz (you can also call me Jackie) and I just joined the Oncofertility Consortium in June as a Clinical Research Coordinator. I recently completed my MPH in Maternal and Child Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, after having received my BA in Human Biology at...

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An article on infertility and religion in the context of Oncofertility came out today on the Medill Reports Web site. In "Reconciling religion and infertility," Alina Dain uses the discussions from the Second Annual Oncofertility Summit to explain the different points of view various religions have...

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A magazine in Brazil, "Isto É," highlighted the Oncofertility Consortium's research in an article entitled "Depois do câncer, a chance de ter filhos: Tratamentos de reproduçaõ assistida permitem aos pacientes realizar o sonho da gravidez" (A chance at having children after cancer: Assisted...

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Check back soon on our blog for a video interview with Dr. Sherman Silber at the 2nd Annual Oncofertility Summit.

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In case you missed the Virtual Grand Rounds from July 16th, you can watch the video of "The National Physicians Cooperative: Tales from the Front; Establishing a Comprehensive Fertility Preservation Program"on the Oncofertility Web site here.

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The OSA counterpart in San Diego, the Be WiSE (Better Education for Women in Science and Engineering) Young Women in Cancer Research Oncofertility Academy, was highlighted in the Del Mar Times. Twelve young women representing 10 high schools were at the event on July 25 to learn about Oncofertility...

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Victor O'Halloran

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Last night was the world premiere of OSA: Sisters In Science, a documentary detailing the Oncofertility Saturday Academy. This documentary told the story of what happens when young women from a small South side Chicago high school gets introduced to an emerging science...

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Coverage from yesterday's summit can be found @tarainyoureyes.

Today you can see it on both that account and @oncofertility.

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