Brigid Martz Smith

There is an exciting new publication in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship from authors Andrea M. Russell, Kathleen M. Galvin, Maya M. Harper, and Marla L. Clayman.  The article, A comparison of heterosexual and LGBTQ cancer survivors' outlooks on relationships, family building, possible...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Charles Sklar is currently the Director of the Long-Term Follow-Up Program, an Attending Pediatrician and full Member, Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell College of Medicine, New York City. He has a long-standing research...

Brigid Martz Smith

We're delighted to begin a new series highlighting reproductive medicine blog posts written by Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, from the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College for BIOETHICS TODAY.  Dr. Campo-Engelstein's main research areas include reproductive ethics (particularly...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Members of the Japanese Society for Fertility Preservation were honored for their work at a conference in Japan on Sunday. Drs. Nao Suzuki, Kouhei Sugimoto, and Tomoe Koizumi attended the 13th Annual Japan Society for Reproductive Psychology Conference. Tomoe received an award for her oral...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Amander Clark, PhD (Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, Director of the Embryonic Stem Cell Derivation laboratory and Key member of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative and Stem Cell Research at the University of California Los...

Brigid Martz Smith

The Oncofertility Consortium is pleased to partner with Cancer and Careers on the 6th Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer on Friday, June 17th, 2016 in New York City! This FREE conference will explore the complexities working people face as they try to balance their cancer treatment and...

Brigid Martz Smith

Northwestern Medicine and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center are hosting a special AYA-edition of Cancer Connections on Saturday, April 2nd from 9:00am - 12:30pm at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.  This program is designed for young adults diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 15-...

Brigid Martz Smith

We are pleased to announce that our friends at Oncofertility University have published their next training course, Male Oncofertility: Advocating for Your Patient's Fertile Future which follows their inaugural course, Female Oncofertlity: Advocating for Your Patient's Fertile Future.  These courses...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Mary Zelinski is an Associate Scientist in the Division of Reproductive & Developmental Sciences, and Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oregon Health & Science University. Her research centers on understanding the development and function of primate ovarian...

Brigid Martz Smith

Scientists from all over the world unite with the Organ Preservation Alliance to crack cryobanking of organs and control biological time.  Make sure to read the feature story in The Economist and lead story in their pod cast (first 5 min)! 

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Leader of the Brazilian Oncofertility Consortium Wins a Recognized Research Prize in BrazilDr. Jhenifer Rodrigues recently was awarded a prestigious prize for her PhD disseration. Below is a blog from Dr. Rodrigues highlighting her success:By Jhenifer Rodrigues, PhDThe researcher and leader of the...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Today's feature is Dr. Woodruff's presentation from the 2015 Oncofertility Consortium Conference.Dr. Woodruff's talk touched on three main points:1. Updates on encapsulated in vitro follicle growth2. New data on medical mitigation strategies3. Next generation biomaterials and tissue scaffolds for...

Brigid Martz Smith

Congratulations to our colleagues at Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) for their new Oncofertility Curriculum!  The Reproductive Technologies Curriculum is designed for high school and junior/community college educators to enhance their biology curriculum and promite the teaching of...