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Fertility preservation for men is a usually a relatively straightforward process involving the collection of a sperm sample and cryopreserving it for later use. While this procedure works for many individuals, it isn’...

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Children's Memorial Hospital is expanding its fertility preservation services to its young cancer patients and their families. In February, Marleta Reynolds, MD, Chief of...

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Just a few weeks from now, Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week will promote the unique challenges that young adult cancer patients and survivors face, including...

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Comprehensive cancer care employs an interdisciplinary approach to providing expert diagnosis, treatment, and support to individuals with cancer. A team of radiologists, surgeons,...

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Last Thursday, members of the Oncofertility Consortium had the pleasure of attending a presentation by...

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The past four decades has seen significant leaps in cancer survival rates…in the United States. However, what are the cancer diagnoses and survival chances for someone born in a developing country?...

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Cancer patients and their loved ones must make an incredible number of important decisions upon diagnosis. It’s a time of extreme stress and emotions run high. Not only do they have to absorb the shock of a cancer...

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The last two weekends saw graduation events from Oncofertility Saturday Academies more than 2,000 miles apart. On February 26, the academy based out of Oregon Health & Science University graduated 10 freshmen through...

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Miriam Menkin with her husband and son

Last month I attended a lecture presented by Sarah Rodriguez,...

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FAMILY TRAVELS TO RHODE ISLAND FROM OHIO FOR FERTILITY PRESERVATION FOR TWO-YEAR-OLD GIRL

Having a child diagnosed with cancer is a parent’s worst nightmare.  But juxtaposing the knowledge that your child may survive, and then may never be able to naturally have children...

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When Gina Shaw was undergoing cancer treatment, she tried to find a book that could clearly and simply provide her with information about having children after cancer. Shaw, who started...