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At the Oncofertility Consortium, we are always trying to make sure that we have the most up-to-date and accessible information regarding...

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At the Oncofertility Consortium, it’s no secret that we believe in the importance of...

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This past year, the Oncofertility Consortium partnered up with the ...

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According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer every...

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One out of 48 women will develop invasive cancer before age 40. Many young women will survive their cancer treatment and live long lives that include decisions on building a family.   Currently, there is a lack of...

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In June this past summer, the Oncofertility Consortium partnered up with the Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) for a one-...

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Motherhood has long been viewed as a valued role for women, regardless of whether or not every woman is a mother or plans on being one. In all fairness, it is a defining role for many women and something that gives...

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We hope that all patients of reproductive age who are diagnosed with cancer have the opportunity to discuss oncofertility with their provider shortly after diagnosis. This conversation should include the options, risks, benefits...

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Religion and oncofertility strive to maintain an open and mutually beneficial dialogue in order to meet somewhere in the middle. ...

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The goal of oncofertility is to preserve the future fertility of cancer patients and ensure they have reproductive choice after they’ve finished treatment. Not all methods of...

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Recently I dipped my foot into the real estate market and began looking for a place we could call home. I followed all the steps that most anyone else would: I hooked up with a real estate agent (*Todd), I began...

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In this blog, Mary Zelinski, PhD continues her reports from the annual meeting of the Society for Cryobiology held in Corvallis, Oregon, July 24-27. In...

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It’s not uncommon for people to gift others with money on a birthday, or a graduation, at a wedding, etc.., but what about when people really need it? What about when people are in times of personal crisis?  ...

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Last week, Mary Zelinski reported to us about the annual meeting of the Society for Cryobiology held in Corvallis, Oregon, July 24-27. She continues her...

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Fertility concerns rank high among newly diagnosed cancer patients of reproductive age. There are several options available to patients interested in preserving their fertility before treatment begins. An often...

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A few weeks ago, this blog discussed some of the ins and outs of cryopreservation, or highly specialized freezing of tissues for long-term preservation, in...

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Within one 24-hour period last week, I read two news articles on in vitro fertilization (IVF) that had completely opposite messages. One said that IVF success rates are upwards of 90% while the other said that less than 25% of women get pregnant after IVF. So what is the truth?

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As a result of earlier detection and improved treatments, cancer survival statistics have dramatically increased. Some survivors may live with cancer as a chronic disease requiring periodic treatments, while...

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Summer Teacher Fellowship Team (L-R): Mark Prosise (Curriculum Developer), Amy Elliott, Kari Bodine, Miranda Bernhardt (Lab Coordinator), Sowmya Anjur, Kristen Perkins (Curriculum Coordinator), Nadia Reynolds (...

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Yesterday I had the opportunity to tour the Supportive Oncology Suite with our Fertility Preservation Patient Navigator, Kristin Smith. The Supportive Oncology Suite is part of the...

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