Kai Orton, PhD

The more we understand about our genes, the more we understand genetic diseases and eventually, how to best treat them.  The recent efforts of a nationwide consortium of researchers suggests that the origins of the type of breast cancer a patient is diagnosed with may inform the most effective...

Kai Orton, PhD

After nearly ten years of research, a team of 20 doctors and specialists at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, have performed the first...

adk121

The Oncofertility Consortium often partners with Stupid Cancer, a non-profit organization that empowers young adults affected by cancer through innovative...

pkt551

The 2012 Oncofertility Conference: Dialogues in Oncofertility begins next Thursday, September 27th in Chicago, IL. This 6th annual conference will include talks from experts across the globe on...

adk121

A recent story on the Today Show sparked my interest and practically begged for me to write about it. It involved cancer, fertility, and surrogacy so it seemed right up our alley, but there’s a caveat I should disclose before you read any further – the mother of the mother-to-be was...

adk121

As you may have heard us mention a time or two before, the 3rd book in the oncofertility series, ...

pkt551

Here at the Oncofertility Consortium, we are busy putting the final touches on the upcoming 2012 Oncofertility Conference: Dialogues in Oncofertility. At the conference, experts will discuss which cancer treatments are...

adk121

The Northwestern Community (university, hospital, faculty foundation, etc.) is extremely comprehensive, and offers so much in the realm of cancer care. We like to think that we're a one stop shop for anyone dealing with a cancer diagnosis - taking care of patients' physical, mental, and...

adk121

One of my favorite things about working at Northwestern University is access to the Women's Health Research Monthly Forums, introduced by the Institute for Women’s...