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A newly released memoir from cancer survivor, Michelle Whitlock, delves into her experiences with HPV, cervical cancer, fertility preservation and love in a book that you will...

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A few weeks ago we wrote a blog post on the upcoming Supreme Court case that addresses whether a child conceived after the death of a biological parent, such as one who...

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A recent study was just published by oncofertility researchers examining the effect of establishing a formal fertility preservation program on the number of male cancer patents who received a fertility preservation consultation and pursued sperm cryopreservation. Established sperm...

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A new journal article by Oncofertility Consortium members explores the fertility and parenthood concerns of adolescent and young adult (AYA) female cancer survivors and the various components that lead to their reproductive decisions. The qualitative study that begot this article aimed to...

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It is only January and already the Oncofertility Saturday Academies (OSA) are off to a busy start. Last weekend, Mary Zelinski, PhD, who heads one of the Oncofertility...

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This March, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about its first case on oncofertility. The case involves the Capato couple, a husband and wife from Florida who dealt with Mr. Capato’s diagnosis...

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From left: Irene Su, Laxmi Kondapalli and Maureen Prewitt

This is the final installment in a 3-part blog series featuring Oncofertility Consortium member,...

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A recent paper by Oncofertility Consortium trainee, Jayeon Kim, MD, indicates that certain women are more likely to undergo fertility...

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Today we are continuing our coverage of the scientific correlation, or lack thereof, between infertility treatments and cancer. We’ve recently put out two blogs discussing new scientific examinations of hormonal stimulation and...

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Last month, we wrote a series of blogs on Giuliana Rancic and the relationship between infertility treatments and breast cancer. A recent study has also raised awareness on such...

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A few days ago, we posted a blog about Giuliana Rancic’s personal experiences this year, first...

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Our undergraduate oncofertility reporter, Meredith Wise, brings us the first of two blogs on Giuliana Rancic and her current experiences with infertility and breast cancer. Mrs. Rancic is using her celebrity to educate the world on these important issues, which gives us all something to reflect...

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We are proud to announce that the International Society for Fertility Preservation newsletter for Fall, 2011 will include an article on the significant work of  Patient Navigators  in this field.  Read the reprint below!

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Cancer and its treatment often impair the...

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Meredith Wise is a senior at Northwestern University majoring in Pre-med and English. Her interests in women's health and fertility started in high school when she shadowed an infertility specialist. She never thought that fertility would ever become an issue for her young friends but when one,...

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The Oncofertility Consortium and the Hormone Foundation developed fact sheets for men, women, and children to learn about the impact of cancer on their fertility, hormonal management, and fertility options. These fact sheets are available at...

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I recently sat in on a new fall course offering at Northwestern University, the History of Reproduction, taught by...

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This is the second part of our interview with Fertile Action, a group that provides financial support for young cancer patients looking to preserve their fertility. Read the first blog on...

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The scientists and researchers within the Oncofertility Consortium spend a significant amount of time and effort studying the biological, psychological, and societal aspects of cancer and fertility. Many of the discoveries we...

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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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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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