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A recent study in Nature Medicine indicates that the human ovary contains rare cells that have the developmental capacity to form immature eggs, called oocytes, in adulthood. The research, by...

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Those of you in the cancer community may have heard the name Jill Costello before. We first learned about her through her best friend and cancer advocate, Darby Anderson, on an impromptu visit to the Oncofertility Consortium. Jill has been featured on...

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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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In case you haven’t heard about the Cancer Smashers, you must continue reading and get to know this...

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

Oncofertility Consortium

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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A recent blog post in the academic journal, Nature, explores a new...

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Recently there has been a lot of attention brought to the concept of collaboration in academia, specifically in the sciences. Gone are the days (at least in our niche) where disciplines drew a dividing line in the sand – scientists keep to one side of the room, humanities, you go play in the...

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Maggie Daley (center front) with Mayor Richard M. Daley, Ann Lurie, a Northwestern trustee and philanthropist, and Steve Rosen, M.D., director of the Lurie Cancer Center and of Cancer Programs at Northwestern...

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I’m excited to be writing about the second issue of the Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (JAYAO) , the first cancer journal of it’s kind. This second issue is no small feat - many journals come...

Oncofertility Consortium

The Oncofertility Saturday Academy, a national program to educate high school students originated at the Women's Health Science Program, which just received a Presidential Award for excellence in mentoring. Here are the details!

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Latina and African American...

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Earlier this year, I blogged about a young woman and volunteer with...

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November is all about “Movember” for those in the know. If you’ve never heard this term before, it’s about time we caught you up. Every...

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The Cancer Support Community (CSC) was formed in 2009 by the the Wellness Community and...

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Cancer and Careers is an organization dedicated to empowering and educating people with cancer to thrive in...

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Baby rhesus monkey born during Dr. Zelinski's study

Over the past decade, women who are about to undergo sterilizing medical treatments have seen a dramatic increase in the...

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

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So let’s talk about clinical trials. Has anyone out there ever participated in one or know of someone who has? Have you ever thought about participating in one, but held back because you didn’t have enough information about what it would entail?  A lot of people fall into that category – they...

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