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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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Last week, the 2011 Oncofertility Consortium Conference: Priorities for Sustainable Oncofertility Research and Patient Care, was held here in Chicago. One of the more than 150 attendees was a University of Pennsylvania medical school student, Katie Dillon, who works with Clarisa Gracia, MD, MSCE...

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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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Women and girls who undergo radiation and chemotherapy to treat cancer or other diseases are a significant risk of going into premature menopause and infertility. Menopause and infertility, while related, are not the same thing and it is important to understand the difference. Menopause is the...

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Pulitzer Prize winning photographer and cancer survivor, John Kaplan documents his journey through diagnosis, treatment and remission in the new...

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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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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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Fertility preservation for men is a usually a relatively straightforward process involving the collection of a sperm sample and cryopreserving it for later use. While this procedure works for many individuals, it isn’...

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Children's Memorial Hospital is expanding its fertility preservation services to its young cancer patients and their families. In February, Marleta Reynolds, MD, Chief of...

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FAMILY TRAVELS TO RHODE ISLAND FROM OHIO FOR FERTILITY PRESERVATION FOR TWO-YEAR-OLD GIRL

Having a child diagnosed with cancer is a parent’s worst nightmare.  But juxtaposing the knowledge that your child may survive, and then may never be able to naturally have children...

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In 1971, the National Cancer Act was signed in to law to find a cure for cancer through research and clinical trials. Since that time, scientists have learned many nuances about cancerous...

Miranda Bernhardt

The National Mall in Washington D.C. was the place to be for inquisitive minds this past weekend--the USA Science and Engineering Festival held...

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The October 11, 2010 issue of TIME magazine highlighted the...

Jacqueline Kestler

I’m a huge football fan, so most Sundays in the fall and winter are spent watching games.  Starting this past Sunday and running until the end of the month, all of the NFL teams will accent their...

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The Nobel Prize committee announced today that the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded to Dr. Robert Edwards for his role in developing human ...

Jacqueline Kestler

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

This week, The Washington Post...

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A court ruling last week revived the long-running stem cell debate yet again. In 2001, President Bush allowed federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research on cell lines that were developed before 2001. After taking office, President Obama issued an executive order to remove such...

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