Kai Orton, PhD

Earlier this month fertility experts announced an important milestone for assisted reproductive technologies (ART).  Since the birth of Louise Brown in England 34 years, the first “test tube baby”, an estimated 5 million babies have been born as a result of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and...

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Fertility concerns should be addressed with all newly diagnosed reproductive age cancer patients before their treatment begins. Although some treatment courses are thought to be more damaging to fertility than others, it is imperative that every patient is well-versed about the potential impact...

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In many women with recurrent breast cancer, the estrogen receptor(ER), ...

Kai Orton, PhD

An estimated 848, 000 men and 790,000 women will be diagnosed with some form of cancer this year according to the American Cancer Society.  New genetic sequencing technologies have made it possible to get personalized...

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About 70,000 adolescents and young adults (ages 15-39) are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States. During cancer treatment, adolescents and young adults (AYA) may focus all of their energy on getting through treatment. Some may not have spent much time talking or thinking about...

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Cancer Connections is an event held three times a year for individuals affected by a cancer diagnosis, to learn about services, meet advocacy groups and get the tools needed to...

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-By Marilyn Sherman

A series of workshops designed to promote the teaching of biotechnology in Chicago Public Schools kicked off with a June 19 symposium featuring pioneering Northwestern University cancer researcher ...