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In today’s world, more and more professionals are relying on smartphone technology as part of their daily lives. Healthcare providers are no exception, with apps being designed in lieu of cumbersome pocket-guides...

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Across the United States this weekend, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) communities are celebrating the impact that LGBT people have on the world. Parades and other events from New York to...

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A few weeks ago, at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference, I walked over to the Bright Pink organization’s booth to introduce myself. In doing so, I met a young...

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In March, we blogged about a survivorship event scheduled for April 7th at the Museum of Science and Industry entitled...

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Cristina Thomas (top) with her mentors in the Woodruff Lab, Candace Tingen, PhD, and Min Xu, PhD.

Cristina Thomas is like many young students at Northwestern University. She spends her time studying,...

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The Oncofertility Consortium often uses technical terms when discussing cancer and fertility preservation. In an effort to remove the jargon from reproductive science, Cathryn Smeyers, Program Manager of the Center for...

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A cancer diagnosis often carries a number of legal issues, including insurance coverage, employment and taking time off work, access to health care and government benefits, etc… These legal issues can have a serious...

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Back in February, we blogged about one of our sister programs for the Oncofertility Saturday Academy (OSA) called, the Pennsylvania...

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In the first volume of the Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (JAYAO), a pioneering new...

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The website, Get Inside Health: Your Exclusive Guide to Health and Well-Being, recently conducted an interview with Oncofertility...

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The medical community has known for a very long time that chemotherapy is disruptive to reproductive function and that young women undergoing chemotherapy have a greater chance of entering early menopause. In the 1970s, two articles were published acknowledging these two issues: Depletion of...

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The Oncofertility Consortium was developed with the insight that a multidimensional approach would be required to solve the intractable...

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On May 16th, Richard Anderson, PhD, MD will be delivering an Oncofertility...

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As you’ve seen in previous blog posts, we’ve discussed the religious implications of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in certain faiths and challenged ourselves to rethink oncofertility in the context...

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Addressing fertility preservation with a newly diagnosed cancer patient may seem like a daunting task for a healthcare provider, but studies show that cancer survivors who did not learn about fertility preservation options were more likely to feel distressed by this, impacting their quality of...

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A rapidly expanding body of research indicates that many reproductive health problems and cancers may be caused by exposure to chemicals that are widely dispersed in our environment and which we come into...

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Planning to start a family can be an exciting and exhilarating time. Oftentimes people discuss issues along the lines of finances, space, school districts, career trajectory, etc… The logistics that will have an impact...

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Preparing to parent after cancer treatment can be both an exciting and a terrifying journey depending on what your experience with cancer was and what your current parenting options are.  A recent podcast entitled “...

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Many young cancer patients prior to treatment undergo fertility preservation applications that utilize...

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