Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The Oncofertility Consortium was mentioned recently in a feature in Greenwich Magazine, an online magazine from Connecticut. Connecticut was the first state to pass landmark oncofertility legislation, which opens access to fertility treatment for cancer patients. The law is named for...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Colleagues in Peru recently hosted a successful course on fertility preservation and are pleased to announce the opening of their first laboratory in Lima, Peru. See the post below from Dr. Flor Sanchez, who is one of the oncofertility ambassadors in Peru.Fertility Preservation...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Below are 20 new and notable publications from the field of oncofertility over the past six months. Congratulations to all of our colleagues on these publications. 

  1. New Promising Strategies in Oncofertility...
Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

July's VGR presentation is now available online. Joyce Reinecke, JD, Executive Director of the Alliance for...

Brigid Martz Smith

In collaboration with the Oncofertility Consortium, ASRM is now offering a ...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Here are some new and notable publications from the field: In vitro maturation of human immature oocytes for fertility preservation and research materialH Shirasawa, Y Terada -...

Brigid Martz Smith

On June 20th, Connecticut passed bill HB 7124 which provides coverage of cryopreservation of eggs, sperm, or embryo for all patients facing a threat to fertility...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Registration is now open for the 2017 Oncofertility Consortium Conference!! Register now!...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Dr. Ralph Kazer delivered June's VGR "Fertility Preservation Strategies for Women About to Undergo Chemotherapy or Radiation Therapy" and this talk is now available online. Dr. Kazer is a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The May VGR, delivered by Dr. Angela Lawson, is now available online. Dr. Lawson's talk Balancing Hope and Loss: Psychological Aspects of Gamete Cryopreservation in Cancer Patients explored the psychological aspects of infertility and oncofertility and...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The 2017-2018 Virtual Grand Rounds schedule is now available online. The series Oncofertility Practice Building will focus on the multifaceted approach to setting up an...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

The agenda for the 2017 Oncofertility Conference is now online! We are so excited to host the 11th annual meeting of...

Brigid Martz Smith

LIVESTRONG has launched a dynamic online training for health professionals focused on issues related to cancer treatment and fertility.Even though more than 150,000 people...

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...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Each year the Oncofertility Conference brings together a diverse community of oncofertility stakeholders to review the yearly progress made in the field. Because the annual conference is so unique, it is no surprise that we receive news coverage each year. The 2016 Conference was featured...

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...

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....

Teresa K Woodruff

I had the privilege of attending the first Oncofertility Nursing meeting and the first meeting of the Oncofertility Consortium JAPAN 2016 this week in Tokyo.  My hosts were Nao Suzuki, MD St. Marianna University School of Medicine  and Naoko Hayashi St. Luke’s International...

Lauren Ataman-Millhouse

Oncofertility colleagues, Drs. Richard Anderson and Melanie Davies from the UK recently published an editorial in The BMJ encouraging specialists across the UK to standardize fertility preservation interventions since awareness about fertility preservation remains relatively low. Despite...

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