Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

At this year's Oncofertility Conference, we are honored that Dr. Lillian Meacham will deliver the day 2 keynote on November 14. Dr. Meacham is is a pediatric endocrinologist and the Kathleen V. Amos Children's Chair for Cancer Survivorship in the Aflac Cancer Center of Children's Healthcare of...

Brigid Martz Smith

We are thrilled to share a new educational tool created by our colleagues at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center!  Please view the video and read about their program below! At Cincinnati Children’s, we believe that fertility is an important aspect of medical care for all patients...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium is excited to announce the release of 'A New You, That's Who', part of the Childhood Reproductive Education Project.  In collaboration with faculty from Northwestern's School of Communication, including Ellen Wartella, PhD, Alexis Lauricella, PhD, Lisa Hurwitz, and Eric...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

On Wednesday, February 15, Dr. Teresa Woodruff gave the VGR: Communicating Reproductive Science to a Doubtful World. During the talk, Dr. Woodruff described in detail all of the educational resources developed by the Oncofertility Consortium. Recently, the OC launched its newest website Reprotopia...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium is proud to announce its latest website Reprotopia: Reproductive Health Education for All. Reprotopia is the one stop shop for all of the Consortium's educational programs.This online resource provides individuals of all ages with authoritative reproductive health...

Brigid Martz Smith

 The Pediatric Oncofertility Research Foundation (PORF) is requesting proposals for its first $10,000 Research Grant.  The Daniel J. Manella, Jr. Research Grant will be awarded to a researcher who is searching for ways to best use cryo-preserved ovarian, or testicular tissue from pre-pubertal...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The fifth book in the oncofertility series:  Pediatric and Adolescent Oncofertility Best Practices and Emerging Technologies, is now available for purchase! ​The first book of its kind presenting a comprehensive discussion of pediatric and adolescent oncofertility. Congratulations to all of our...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Lillian Meacham, MD, Medical Director, Cancer Survivor Program, The Kathelen V. Amos Children's Chair for Cancer Survivorship, and Pediatric Endocrinologist at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, followed up the female sexuality talk with a talk on male sexuality in childhood cancer survivors. Dr...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

An exciting new publication, funded by the Center for Reproductive Health After Disease and the Oncofertility Consortium (P50HD076188), was recently published in the Journal of Early Adolescence. This work is one of the projects supported by the Education Core and has made tremendous progress over...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Terri Woodard, MD, Director of Oncofertility Service at MD Anderson, gave a talk at the 2015 Oncofertility Consortium Conference on the sexual health of young women who survived childhood cancer. The goal of her talk was to define sexual health and discuss how sexual development may occur...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The next presentations in our 2015 Oncofertility Conference series discuss the Medical and Ethical Considerations in Ovarian Stimulation of Adolescents. Dr. Irene Su, MD, MSCE presentation focused on the medical considerations and Dr. Lisa Campo-Engelstein, PhD, discussed the ethical considerations...

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...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Lesley Breech and her Oncofertility team at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital medical Center (CCHMC) shared a fascinating and high-yield overview of best practices in implementing a high-powered oncofertility program. Attendees gained practical knowledge and insight into how a successful...

Leah Bressler

Thank you to Matthew Zachary, Founder and CEO of Stupid Cancer, and to the patients and families who shared their journeys with us today. Stupid Cancer is a non-profit organization that utilizes evidence-based programs and services to optimize awareness, outreach and support in young adult cancer...

Leah Bressler

 

 

We're excited to co-host an event this evening with Critical Mass, a community-powered advocacy organization empowered to transform the care and treatment of young adults with cancer. Together we're hosting a meet-and-greet to exchange good conversation and ideas.

Look forward to seeing you at...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Hayes-Lattin gave a stimulating lecture on the status of insurance coverage for fertility preservation and what we can do as healthcare providers, researchers and advocates to allow our patients to receive oncofertility coverage. Up to 60% of cancer survivors are at risk for iatrogenic...

Leah Bressler

After hearing about issues with sexual function in female young adult cancer survivors, Dr. Meacham shared with us the special issues in young adult male cancer survivors. She discussed how sexual function includes both physical and emotional components and has a key role in determining quality of...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Woodard, reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist at MD Anderson and Baylor discussed special issues in sexual functioning among female young adult cancer survivors. She reviewed how surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation therapies can have long-term and late effects such as...

Leah Bressler

Dr. Finlayson, pediatric endocrinologist at the multi-disciplinary Gender & Sex Development Program at Lurie Children’s Hospital, spoke to us about fertility preservation options in patients with DSD. She started by explaining that DSD represents a group of medical congenital conditions in which...

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