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Most of the time, this blog focuses on the effects of cancer and its treatment on fertility. But what happens if you are already pregnant and then diagnosed with cancer? Suddenly you are not only focused on...

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Ten percent of all cancer cases are classified as blood cancers because they originate in the blood, bone marrow, or lymphatic tissue that frequently spreads to bone marrow. These cancers, which include leukemia,...

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When most younger women think of menopause, they think of their mothers having hot flashes at the dinner table or hearing about sleepless nights from their aunts but women dealing with cancer at many ages...

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Investigators at the Oncofertility Consortium recently published a discussion on historical perceptions of infertility in the Journal of Cancer...

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The American Society for Clinical Oncology provides continuing education for medical professionals on a range of topics. One recently-launched module,...

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In 1971, the National Cancer Act was signed in to law to find a cure for cancer through research and clinical trials. Since that time, scientists have learned many nuances about cancerous...

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A recent seminar about the role of obesity on breast cancer got me thinking about how weight affects all types of cancer. In the United States, where a third of people are obese, many patients experience...

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Our recent blog on the reproductive options for cancer survivors who do not receive fertility preservation raised some interesting questions. As mentioned in the post, while there is...

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We at the Oncofertility Consortium spend much of our time developing new techniques and options for young cancer patients who wish to preserve their fertility before undergoing cancer therapy. But...